With a massive variety of colours ranging from deep, calm ocean blue, to rosy romantic pink, mossy green and fiery orange, September-born guys and girls are almost guaranteed to find a birthstone jewellery piece that reflects their personality incorporating sapphires. Sapphires are traditionally a luxury gemstone for jewellery, and while they do have a definite exotic, special feel, there are plenty of sapphire pieces that are within budget for us ordinary people! Today we check out a niche selection of these great-priced, beautiful quality September birthstone gift ideas.
If your lucky September-born lady is also a Mum, we love the idea of the pink sapphire-eyed bunny brooch at the beginning of the article. It can be difficult to find Mums’ gifts that aren’t specific to the baby’s gender, but this gorgeous brooch takes the cake nicely. The bunny is made of 18ct yellow gold, with two pink sapphires of 0.02ct each as eyes, and a total length of 3.2cm overall. You can also choose this design in 18ct white gold, if your September-born loved one would prefer. Just make sure you buy her plenty of real nappy pins to go along with it … wouldn’t want her to mix up her gift in a moment of baby-brain induced insanity!
Though we’re most used to deep ocean blue as the colour of sapphires (with an occasional bright, feminine pink), they come in a massive variety of colours. As far as September birthstone gifts go, the golden sapphire and diamond ring at right is a very unusual one … and unusually well-priced, as well! It features a 6mm x 4mm golden coloured sapphire as the centrepiece, surrounded by a little army of 10 brilliant cut genuine white diamonds. The band is a very comfortable 2mm wide, and if you’re looking for a romantic gift for your loved one this September, this ring is a great choice. You’ll need to know finger size when ordering, and it is definitely best to have this checked at a local jeweller rather than slipping pieces of paper round her fingers while she’s sleeping … (!)
As one of the traditional gemstones of old, you’ll often find sapphires in elegantly traditional arrangements of gemstones like the pendant at right. The sapphire centrepiece is a .40ct piece in rich natural blue, and is surrounded by 12 brilliant cut white diamonds in a sunburst pattern. The design is very noticeable, but the pendant itself is quite daintily sized at 1.7cm long, and is perfect for unobtrusive everyday wear. It ships for free across Australia, and while it isn’t quite in the ‘budget’ category, it is actually fantastic value for money, with the high gemstone weight and 18ct gold base.
If you are looking to make this September birthday particularly special, the sapphire and diamond earrings at right make an excellent accompaniment for the pendant above … though they are just as stunning as a solo act! The huggie design is becoming very popular, allowing everyday wear and plenty of surface area for sparkle, without being unwieldy like some dangle and drop designs. These gorgeous earrings have an 18ct white gold base again, and a combined sapphire weight in the alternating gemstones of .27ct, along with 0.17ct of white diamonds. You can also layby them for around the cost of a night of takeaway per week … I’d say these are far more worthwhile!
The Pandora jewellery necklace at right is one of our most affordable sapphire jewellery pieces for September birthdays. The gemstone is again lovely quality, but dainty – the aspect which makes most difference to the price is the use of vintage, down to earth materials rather than the 18ct gold base which is common across other September birthstone jewellery. The bubbled metal design, dainty pink sapphires set in 14ct yellow gold inlays and looping style is encapsulated in a range of Pandora pieces – there are bracelet charms, rings and neat, everyday-wear post and butterfly fitting earrings that you can either choose to go with the necklace, or simply keep in mind as a Christmas gift!
Sapphires are a luxury, highly traditional stone – but September birthstone jewellery with sapphires doesn’t have to come with ‘traditional’ price tags … keep browsing and see for yourself! There are plenty of great value September birthstone pieces on site, and with our in-store layby option you’ll be able to choose something stunning without denting your budget too much. If you have any questions about the pieces, just ask our friendly store staff via the Live Help link at the right of screen in the store area.