Blue Sapphire and Diamond
Engagement Ring | 1.6 CTW Sapphire
One Baguette Step-cut rectangular faceted, 4 prong set, deep blue sapphire. 1.6
Four round brilliant cut, five prong set diamonds. Total weight of all diamonds
.24 CT TW.
All natural stones that have been machine tested/verified.
The face of the ring measures7.5MM tall by 21MM wide and sits 8MM above the
finger. The band tapers from 5MM at the shoulders too 2.5MM at the back and is a
Unmarked 14K White Gold. Has been machine tested/verified.
Weighs 3.4 DWTS = 5.3 GRAMS TW
Believe it or not, diamonds
weren’t always the most popular stone for engagement rings. Rubies, sapphires,
emeralds, and even pearls were often the preferred gemstones chosen to symbolize
one’s love and commitment to another, especially amongst the upper classes.
Diamonds gained some
popularity in the 15th century after Archduke Maximillian of Austria presented
his bride with the first recorded diamond engagement ring, but rings featuring
unique settings of brilliantly colored stones remained in favor. For example,
Napoleon presented Josephine with an elegantly simple sapphire and diamond
engagement ring while Prince Albert popped the question to the young Victoria
with a serpent shaped-ring that featured a glorious emerald, the Queen’s