Your Guide to Ethical Sapphire Jewelry

July 07, 2021

Your Guide to Ethical Sapphire Jewelry

If you want to make a statement of substance, sapphire is your dream come true. From its rich color and history to its spiritual and energetic appeal, it’s no wonder that its rise to popularity began as early as 800BC! In fact, during this time ancient Persian rulers believed that the beautiful blue of the sky was painted by the reflection of sapphire stones. Though notorious for its vivid blue, this mystical gem exists in a variety of colors including pink, green, yellow, purple, orange, black, and even colorless! Regardless of color, the sapphire stone is commonly associated with protection and divine favor; in too many religions and spiritualities this gem is highly symbolic of the heavens and spiritual ascension. They are even thought to increase communication and connection with angels/spirit guides and promote inner peace and soul growth. 

Whether trying to connect with your spirituality or simply looking for the perfect accessory, you honestly cannot go wrong with investing in sapphire jewelry. Not only is it a more colorful and lively option (in both texture and color) but it’s also great in terms of being ethical and primarily conflict-free. 

 

Ethical Sapphires 

Aside from being a total statement gem, sapphires are generally easily traceable and considered a much more ethical option when compared to diamonds and other jewels. The traceability of sapphire gemstones is largely due to them primarily coming from small independent family mines; this is greatly different from the diamond mining industry which is infamous for its negative environmental impact and the disregarding of human rights abuses and forced labor. 

Environmental and humanitarian awareness is a big deal here at Valley Rose. These core values of ours significantly impact and inspire not only our designs but our business model as a whole! All sapphires found here at Valley Rose are ethically sourced from verified and reputable suppliers from India (white), Africa (teals and blues), or the United States (teals and blues). 

Inspired by the lore and beauty of nature, our sapphire jewelry is both ethical and eye-catching. Continue reading as we unravel our most mesmerizing and jaw-dropping sapphire pieces (your jewelry box will thank you later).

Your Guide to Sapphire Jewelry stardust ring teal blue oval sapphire halo diamonds

1.) Stardust Ring 

This stunning, celestial-inspired ring features a lively and ethically sourced teal or blue Montana sapphire. The beautiful oval-cut gemstone is elegantly framed by 8 accenting lab-grown diamonds on a satin-finished setting.

Your Guide to Sapphire Jewelry Atlantis solitaire Montana blue sapphire ring 14k fairmined gold

2.) Atlantis Solitaire Ring 

Simple yet luxurious, this satin hand-carved prong setting is the perfect backdrop for the lustrous teal Montana sapphire. Inspired by the ocean, this lively sapphire is a bi-color Postiano stone-incorporating glints of dark blue and hints of teal. 

Your Guide to Sapphire Jewelry 3 stone teal blue Montana sapphire ring 14k fairmined gold

3.) Lana Ring 

Inspired by the Hawaiian name for calm water, this classic yet chic ring features three ocean teal Montana sapphires on a wide band. This 3 stone ring incorporates beautiful gold casting that offers an elegant and vintage touch, appealing to both modern and minimalist crowds.

 

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Sizing & Care

Ring Sizing Guide

Print and download this chart to find your ring size. Make sure you use exactly 8.5"x11" letter paper. You can use a string or a piece of paper and wrap around your finger or nuckle to measure the circumference and match to your size.

Brilliant Earth Ring Sizing Guide ↠

 

Necklace Sizing Guide

Follow this chart to see where the necklace will fall. All necklace sizes are described on the product pages. We suggest getting a piece of string and measuring necklace on your neck to ensure best fit. 

 

Special Care Instructions

To keep your jewels looking their best please keep these tips in mind to extend the life of your pieces.