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Sapphire Colors & Varieties

In a stunning array of colors and varieties, sapphires can be found in just about every color of the spectrum.

In this section, we’ll be exploring the amazing world of sapphires and all the natural colors that represent them, with the following:

cushion blue sapphire gemstone
A cushion blue sapphire gemstone with very nice color.

Blue Sapphires

Blue is the most popular and well known color in sapphires. It is a constant favorite for sapphire engagement rings, earrings, and pendant necklaces. Learn how this stone gets its enviable color and where these stones are found.


untreated pink sapphire best clarity
An untreated pink sapphire from Madagascar with beautiful clarity.

Pink Sapphires

Pink sapphires have been growing in popularity for years and are especially on trend to fill many sapphire engagement rings in 2020. Discover why so many are choosing lovely pink sapphires and how rare they are.


vivid yellow sapphire
This pretty yellow sapphire has a vivid color saturation.

Yellow Sapphires

Still considered one of the most popular gemstone colors, yellow sapphire engagement rings have been growing in popularity since the early 2000s. Learn why yellow sapphires are a stunning and durable choice for any jewelry.


padparadscha sapphire oval
An oval padparadscha sapphire with lovely brilliance.

Padparadscha Sapphires

Padparadscha is one of the rarest sapphire hues and has been seen on the hands of some very famous women as incredible engagement rings. Discover the unique hue of padparadschas and how they differ from other sapphires.


radiant cut white sapphire diamond ring
A radiant cut white sapphire and diamond ring.

White Sapphires

White sapphires have become something of a phenomenon over the last few years, and they are set to be even more widely coveted in 2020. Learn why these may be the most rare color of sapphire and how they compare to diamonds.


A beautiful black star sapphire with lovely asterism.

Star Sapphires

An extraordinary gemstone, find out how star sapphires get their distinct look through a feature called asterism. They have an elusive and earthy feel that provides a truly special look to all styles of jewelry.


blue sapphire cabochon sugarloaf
A blue sapphire sugarloaf cabochon.

Cabochon Sapphires

Using the oldest way of cutting crystals, cabochon crystals exhibit a raw beauty and a truly timeless appeal in any color. Learn how these stones have a classic and timeless feel in any piece of jewelry and what colors are common.


pink rough sapphire crystal
A Ceylon pink rough sapphire crystal.

Crystal Sapphires

Exactly as they come out of the ground, sapphire crystals maintain all of their natural beauty, elements of earthy minerals, and as many believe, they carry special energies for healing and spiritual soothing.


oval ruby gemstone
An oval ruby gemstone.

Rubies Are Sapphires?

Rubies and sapphires are related, both coming from the mineral species corundum. Discover how rubies differ and learn exactly what the standards are for these red beauties to find a special and high-quality stone.

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