July 17, 2023
– Posted in: Jewelry Blog
Following diamonds, blue sapphires are the second most popular stone of choice for engagement rings. Blue sapphires give your engagement ring a unique look while also bringing an element of elegance and beauty. We offer a stunning collection of vintage blue sapphire engagement rings at Estate Diamond Jewelry, so read on as we review our selection of the 25 best blue sapphire engagement rings.
1. Villagio Ring
Starting off our list strong, the Villagio Ring is a gorgeous antique option with an elongated form. Handcrafted in platinum on 18k yellow gold circa 1900, this Edwardian Era treasure is sure to impress. The center stone is a long baguette-cut natural sapphire weighing 0.75 carats. Old mine-cut diamonds frame the center stone and adorn the shoulders, totaling approximately 0.64 carats.
2. Ellington Ring
If you’re looking for bolder blue sapphire engagement rings, then the Ellington Ring might be a perfect choice. This ring is for someone with an acquired taste, and lovers of vintage jewelry will especially appreciate its bulky design. Handcrafted circa 1950, this platinum ring features a 0.60-carat diamond halo with a 1.93-carat oval-cut natural sapphire in the center.
3. Harvard Ring
The Harvard Ring is a smart choice for the bride who has a more delicate style but still wants that deep blue color. The bezel-set center sapphire weighs 1.06 carats and displays one of the most gorgeous blues on this list. Surrounding the sapphire is a charming halo of round brilliant-cut diamonds which features a baguette-cut diamond on each side leading to the shoulders. The total diamond weight is 0.31 carats.
4. Mississippi Ring
If you would like a blue sapphire ring with a diamond as the center stone, take a look at the Mississippi Ring. The 0.50-carat center diamond sits in a double halo and is GIA-certified as J color and VS2 clarity. French-cut calibrated sapphires make up the inner halo, while old European-cut diamonds form the outer halo. This Asscher-cut ring sits wide on the finger, and it looks mesmerizing from every angle.
5. Wharton Ring
For brides who like large, eye-catching jewelry, the Wharton Ring is definitely a statement piece worth checking out.
The large 5.99-carat blue sapphire certainly makes this ring special and will immediately draw the attention of everyone in the room. Inspired by Princess Diana’s engagement ring, this cluster ring has 12 old European-cut diamonds that weigh 2.06 carats in total. Finally, the GIA-certified sapphire comes from Madagascar.
6. Queensland Ring
If you like unique jewelry you don’t see every day, then take a look at the Queensland Ring. The center stone of this three-stone engagement ring is a cushion-cut sapphire weighing approximately 3.06 carats. An old European-cut diamond flanks each side, totaling 1.20 carats. There are additional diamonds on the ring’s shoulders, while fine filigree adorns the gallery. This platinum ring is inspired by the Art Deco Era.
7. Laguna Ring
The Laguna Ring is perfect for those who prefer dark-blue sapphires. The center sapphire here has a cabochon cut, weighs 2.99 carats, and is held by four prongs. What’s more, the detailed white gold filigree grants this ring added charm and luxury. Finally, pavé-set diamonds run all along the ring’s shoulders and frame, totaling 0.60 carats. The bold use of shapes makes this design reminiscent of the Art Deco Era.
8. Norfolk Ring
For those who want multiple blue sapphires on their engagement ring, the Norfolk Ring is here to deliver. This antique three-stone ring was handcrafted in platinum circa 1910, during the Edwardian Era. It features a north-south oriented navette design, so it would look most flattering on long fingers. With a total weight of 1.00 carat, the three sapphires are pavé-set between a cluster of rose-cut diamonds.
9. Lane Ring
The Lane Ring is another shining example of how elegant blue sapphire engagement rings can be. What makes this ring so special is the fact that the center stone is a Kashmir sapphire. These types of sapphires are extremely rare and valuable. This particular one weighs 1.81 carats and has a strong blue saturation. Finally, the ring was handcrafted in 18k white gold and features smaller diamonds lining its structure.
10. Aspen Ring
The Aspen Ring creates a layered contrast by combining sapphires, diamonds, and aquamarine.
The center stone is a 1.00-carat Asscher-cut aquamarine, while the initial surrounding sapphire halo emphasizes its delicate tone. The second halo is made from round-cut diamonds, while the shoulders are adorned with diamonds as well. The total approximate weight of the diamonds is 0.40 carats, while the sapphires weigh 0.70 carats.
If you have a hard time deciding which gemstone you like best, then perhaps a ring featuring three different stones can help.
11. Vercelli Ring
The impressive Vercelli Ring boasts an exceedingly rare and valuable Kashmir sapphire with one of the most vivid blues on the list.
The center stone itself is approximately 1.58 carats while the flanking diamonds are approximately 0.18 carats each. The vintage ring features 18k brushed white gold and a bold yet subtle shank. Finally, rest assured of the quality and authenticity of the center stone as it is certified by both the GIA and AGL.
12. West View Ring
The absolutely stunning West View Ring features a GIA-certified natural and non-heated center sapphire weighing 3.15 carats and held by four sleek prongs. The surrounding halo of old European-cut diamonds features curves and corners that grant this platinum ring a unique overall shape. What’s more, baguette diamonds flank the center stone and step down to the shoulders.
13. Celina Ring
If you like cluster rings, then the platinum Celina Ring is worth considering. It’s difficult to decide which part of the ring is more beautiful – the 1.66-carat oval-cut sapphire or the floral diamond cluster. The spectacular halo is made up of 10 old European-cut diamonds totaling approximately 1.00 carat. Their sparkle certainly adds to the ring’s amazing looks and helps highlight the sapphire.
14. Central Park Ring
The Central Park Ring is an excellent option for those who love charming and dainty jewelry. It is perfectly round and features a 0.55-carat antique center diamond with J color and VS2 clarity. Then, a halo of French-cut natural sapphires surrounds it, while smaller diamonds decorate the shoulders. Finally, the openwork undergallery adds a charming effect, while fine milgrain brings a level of added luxury.
15. Arezza Ring
The Arezza Ring belongs in a class of its own. Of all the blue sapphire engagement rings on this list, the subtle Arezza Ring is one of the most unique. You won’t know where to look first – at the 0.57-carat natural sapphire, the 18k yellow gold mounting, or the pavé-set diamonds that decorate each side of the center stone. This engagement ring is for those who like big, bold jewelry that makes a statement.
16. Atlantic Ring
If you want the sapphire to be relatively unobstructed, then the Atlantic Ring is an excellent choice. The first thing you’ll surely notice is that the sapphire is very prominent here, there is not much in the way of surrounding ornamentation and the sapphire itself is the main stone. Creating a beautiful graduation, each shoulder holds two baguette-cut diamonds that step down in succession.
The total sapphire and diamond weights of this platinum ring are 3.01 and 0.52 carats respectively.
17. Portimão Ring
If you like uniquely shaped jewelry, then the Portimão Ring could be what you’ve been looking for. It features a 1.15-carat center sapphire with an elongated cushion cut and a lively blue color. The shape of its setting certainly makes this ring unique. What’s more, the entire head is set with smaller diamonds, which together weigh 0.77 carats. There’s no doubt that this is a very special ring.
18. Woodlands Aquamarine Ring
If you like the geometric designs of Art Deco-style jewelry, then the Woodlands Aquamarine Ring is for you. There are many elements of this engagement ring that make it stunning, including the natural 1.00-carat center aquamarine, the French-cut sapphire halo, and the halo of round brilliant-cut diamonds. You can find additional diamonds and sapphires on this platinum ring’s triangular shoulders.
19. Tomar Ring
The Tomar Ring is a one-of-a-kind blue sapphire engagement ring with a complex design. A cushion-cut natural sapphire weighing 1.20 carats serves as the center stone while three rows of diamonds above and below it, as well as a couple on each shoulder, comprise approximately 0.60 carats. Since this ring has an elongated design, it would look best on long, slender fingers.
20. Cald Ring
Fans of bold color combinations or larger rings should certainly take a look at the Cald Ring.
Handcrafted in platinum, this ring’s center stone is a 3.87-carat peridot with an intense yellow-green hue. An initial halo of natural French-cut sapphires surrounds the center stone, while a second halo of old European-cut diamonds surrounds them both. Finally, a triple-wire shank and fine milgrain borders are small details that have a big impact on the overall look and feel of the ring.
21. Morristown Ring
If the Atlantic Ring earlier on this list impressed you but was out of your budget, then the Morristown Ring is here to save the say.
This excellent alternative features a similar design in which the center sapphire is quite prominent while graduating baguette-cut diamond steps decorate the shoulders. The prongs holding the sapphire are also worth noting as they cohesively bring a sleekness that works well with the overall design.
The emerald-cut sapphire is 1.68 carats, while the total diamond weight is approximately 0.24 carats.
22. Pacific Ring
Clean and simple, the Pacific Ring could be exactly what you’ve been looking for. A 0.52-carat bezel-set emerald-cut diamond with J color and VS1 clarity serves as the center stone. A halo of French-cut blue sapphires frames the center stone creating a stunning contrast. Finally, this charming platinum ring features a triple-wire shank fine milgrain bordering either side of the halo, and an openwork undergallery.
23. Queensboro Ring
As you can see, the Queensboro Ring is quite large- so if your bride has an interest in the big and bold style rings, then this ring is certainly a great choice. Handcrafted in platinum circa 1935, this Art Deco Era ring features an overall square shape with a unique sunburst pattern around the 1.00-carat center sapphire. The diamonds decorating this ring amount to approximately 1.18 carats in total.
24. Koi Ring
If you want a blue sapphire engagement ring no one else has, then consider the Koi Ring as it is unquestionably unique. It’s a cluster ring that resembles a flower when you look at it from above. The petals are prong-set blue sapphires that are set on an angle, while the center is a 1.51-carat rubellite. Finally, the sapphire weight of this striking 18k white gold ring is approximately 2.98.
25. Denver Ring
If you’re looking for a large engagement ring, then you might like the double halo Denver Ring. The center stone is an impressive aquamarine, while the surrounding double halo consists of a sapphire inner layer and a diamond outer layer. The ring is set in platinum, and it has a triple-wire shank.
7 Tips and Tricks for Buying a Blue Sapphire Ring
If you’re looking for blue sapphire engagement rings and don’t know where to start, here are seven tips and tricks for finding the perfect one for your perfect one.
- Look for an eye-clean stone with no visible inclusions, especially if you want a larger sapphire.
- If you want the center stone to be a sapphire, then consider a diamond halo for a beautiful contrast.
- Consider combining your sapphire with other colorful gemstones.
- Always ask for a gemology report such as a GIA certificate.
- Vintage rings have a type of beauty and spirit that can’t be replicated, so keep them in mind.
- Blue sapphires usually come in silver settings, but gold can also be a good option.
- 85% of the sapphires sold have been chemically treated. Check the gem’s documentation.
Talk to a Sapphire Expert
With so many beautiful blue sapphire engagement rings, finding the perfect one is unquestionably a challenge. But we’re here to help! If you’re interested in any of the blue sapphire engagement rings from this article, then feel free to contact us by filling out the form below.