Pink diamonds vs pink sapphires
Pink diamonds vs pink sapphires
- Pink Diamonds
- Pink Sapphires - The Affordable Alternative to Pink Diamonds
- Which Should You Choose ~ Pink Diamond or Pink Sapphire Engagement Ring?
- What is the difference in Color between Pink Sapphires and Pink Diamonds?
- Pink Sapphire Style
- What is a Pink Sapphire?
- What are Pink Diamonds?
Pink diamonds have long been heralded as one of the most sought after of all gemstones. Pink diamonds are also one of the rarest of all gemstones, and one of the most expensive of all gemstones.
The rarity of pink diamonds makes them extremely expensive. Pink diamonds are much rarer than white diamonds, with only a very small number of pink diamonds being mined each year. Natural pink diamonds are therefore significantly more expensive than white diamonds.
The rarity and scarcity of pink diamonds and their significantly higher price than their white diamond counterparts, makes pink diamonds out of reach of most jewelry lovers.
There is an affordable alternative to pink diamonds that many ladies now choose - the pink sapphire. See more about pink sapphires below.
Pink Diamond Engagement Rings
Pink diamonds are such a rare treasure that they are the extravagant choice for the engagement rings of some of the world's most famous celebrities.
To the disappointment of many ladies, pink diamond engagement rings carry a price tag that generally only the rich and famous can afford.
You will rarely find a pink diamond engagement rings for less than $10,000. Pink diamond engagement rings are therefore not normally available in most jewellery stores.
There are however now man-made pink diamonds available, which are a more affordable option for ladies wanting a pink diamond. Man-made pink diamonds are made using the exact same constituents as natural pink diamonds, the only difference being that the man-made pink diamonds are created in a sophisticated diamond laboratory, instead of by mother nature.
The overwhelming majority of ladies who originally seek a pink diamond engagement ring, are now choosing pink sapphire engagement rings. Pink sapphires are a stunning, yet highly affordable alternative to a pink diamond engagement ring. You can see more about pink sapphire engagement rings below.
Pink Diamond Wedding Rings
Pink diamonds in smaller sizes, though still rare, are more readily available than the larger pink diamonds.
If you are looking for a pink diamond ring, choosing a pink diamond wedding ring is a wonderful option, rather than the out-of-reach price associated with pink diamond engagement rings.
Pink diamond wedding rings with either all pink diamonds or a combination of pink diamonds with white diamonds is a stunning way to enjoy the beauty of pink diamonds.
The stunningly beautiful natural pink diamonds are extremely rare and very expensive. For that reason you'll find that most jewelry stores do not sell pink diamond engagement rings.
The overwhelming majority of ladies who originally seek a pink diamond engagement ring, are now choosing pink sapphire engagement rings. Pink sapphires are a stunning, yet highly affordable alternative to a pink diamond engagement ring.
Pink sapphires are a beautiful natural gemstone that have special properties making them very well suited to engagement rings and wedding rings.
Pink sapphires are very affordable, far more affordable than pink diamonds. Pink sapphires are also available in a wide range of colors, sizes and shapes.
Pink sapphires occur in colors ranging from pale pinks, to deep pinks and almost red colors.
Pink sapphires are available in pale pink colors similar to the color of pink diamonds.
The deeper colors available in pink sapphires are considered more appealing than pink diamonds by many ladies.
The majority of pink sapphires are priced significantly lower than pink diamonds. Pink sapphires are priced just slightly above the price of blue sapphires, making them very affordable for the perfect engagement ring, dress ring or wedding ring.
Pink Sapphire Engagement Rings
Pink sapphire engagement rings are stunning. They are made in a wide variety of designs.
Pink sapphires can be used in solitaire ring styles, or coupled with white diamonds or other gemstones to highlight the pink sapphire color.
Many bridal and fashion magazines feature pink sapphires and pink diamonds in white gold rings which is making this pink and white combination very popular.
Thanks to the requests of our customers we have crafted a range of pink sapphire engagement rings to meet your pink needs and budgets.
Pink Sapphire Wedding Rings
Pink sapphire wedding rings, featuring either all pink sapphires, or a combination of pink sapphires with white diamonds is a wonderful option for ladies looking to include pink gemstones in their wedding rings.
Pink sapphire wedding rings can be made with either round pink sapphires, or square princess cut pink sapphires.
You do not need to have a pink sapphire engagement ring to wear a wedding ring with pink sapphires. Your engagemnet ring can be all diamond or it can incorporate pink sapphires.
Pink Sapphires are by far the most popular choice for ladies jewelry. The pink sapphires offer a wider range of colors to choose from, are more readily available in a wide range of sizes and shapes and are considerably more affordable than pink diamonds.
Pink sapphires are a good choice for a ladies engagement ring. You can choose a solitaire pink sapphire engagement ring, or combine a pink sapphire with white diamonds.
You can see the pink sapphire rings and jewelry here.
For the ladies specifically wanting a pink diamond, you can combine smaller more affordable pink diamonds with other gemstones such as white diamonds or pink sapphires. This allows you to have your pink diamond and keep within your budget.
You can achieve this by including pink diamonds in your wedding ring.
You can see pink diamond rings here.
Pink diamonds are normally pale in color with a slight tint of pink color. Some treated irradiated pink diamonds can have a darker pink color.
Pink sapphires are available in a wide range of colors. The color of a pink sapphire can vary from pale pink, to deep hot pink through to near red.The deeper pink colors are often more sort after. The darker pink colors can demand a slightly higher price than the paler color pink sapphires.
Pink Sapphire Rings
Pink sapphires are a wonderful choice for fashion rings, dress rings and right hand rings.
An increasing range of stylish and unique pink sapphire rings are now becoming available.
Pink sapphire rings can be made with a single, or multiple pink sapphires, or they can be made with a combination of pink sapphires with white diamonds, or pink sapphires with other gemstones. Pink sapphires with white diamonds in white gold is a very attractive and popular combination.
Pink Sapphire Earrings
Pink sapphires are now becoming a highly popular choice for earrings. Pink sapphire earrings are a fashionable yet sophisticated choice that can become a versatile addition to your jewelry collection.
You can see pink sapphire earrings here.
Pink Sapphire Pendants
Pink sapphires are also a great choice for pendants. Pink sapphire pendants are a fashionable yet sophisticated choice that can become a versatile addition to your jewelry collection.
Pink sapphires are a form of gemstone called corundum.
Pure pink sapphires are colored by very small quantities of chromium.
As the chromium content increases, the color of a sapphire can vary from pale pink, to deep pink through to near red (where after they are called rubies - red sapphires).
Sapphires of all colors are very hard gemstones. They are second, only to diamonds, as the hardest natural substance in the world. Pink sapphires are suitable to be worn in engagement rings, wedding rings, dress rings, earrings, pendants and bracelets.
Diamonds naturally occur in a range of colors including white, yellow, champagne or cognac, brown, black and pink. Of all of the natural diamond colors, pink is the rarest color. Pink is far more rare than all of the other natural diamond colors.
Natural pink diamonds are natural diamonds that are mined from the ground.
Pink diamonds with a natural pink color are found in the ground with that pink color.
Pink diamonds are only mined in one place the in the world, the Argyle diamond mine in Australia. The Argyle diamond mine mines only a very small number of large pink diamonds each year, with most of the those pink diamonds being exported to prestigious international jewelry stores that specialise in rare fancy color diamonds.
Types of Pink Diamonds - Natural Diamonds with Natural Pink Color v. Natural Diamonds with Treated Pink Color Vs. Man Made Pink Diamonds
Pink diamonds can be either a natural pink diamond, that also has a natural pink colour, or they can be a natural diamond that has been treated to create the pink colour, or they can be man-made pink diamonds.
Natural Pink Diamonds: Natural diamonds that are naturally pink, that is, they are found in the ground with a natural pink color are very rare and have a much higher price than irradiated pink diamonds and man-made pink diamonds.
Irradiated pink diamonds: Natural diamonds (ie. diamonds that have been mined from the earth) which are then treated to create the pink colour are called irradiated pink diamonds. Irradiated pink diamonds are still genuine diamonds, however, their pink colour is not the natural colour that the present in the diamond when it was mined.
Man-made pink diamonds are diamonds which have been entirely created in a sophisticated diamond laboratory. Man-made pink diamonds are made using the exact same constituents as those found in natural diamonds, however, the man-made pink diamonds are created in a lab rather than mined from the earth. The man-made pink diamonds are the most affordable option.
Pink diamonds with natural pink color naturally occur in pale pink colors, through to dark pink colors, though they are mostly found in pale pink.
Naturally pink diamonds will be advertised as natural pink diamonds. Diamonds that have been irradiated to create the pink color should be referred to by jewelers as irradiated pink diamonds or treated pink diamonds. Man-made pink diamonds should be referred to as man-made or synthetic pink diamonds. If you view a diamond that is not clearly labeled as either a natural pink or irradiated pink or man-made pink diamond, you should always ask the jeweler for clarification and confirmation as to the type of pink diamond it is.
How to clean your Pink Sapphire Jewelry
General care for sapphire jewelry is very important. Jewelry should not be stored together since it can be scratched or tangled. Sapphire jewelry should never be worn while doing heavy or manual work.
Visiting your jeweler a minimum of once a year is highly recommended. The jeweler will give your jewelry a professional clean and check that the setting is secure.
You can clean your jewelry at home between visits. There are three easy ways to clean jewelry.
- Prepare a small bowl of warm sudsy water with a mild liquid detergent. Gently brush the jewelry with a soft toothbrush while it is in the suds. Then rinse each piece under warm running water. Pat dry with a soft lint-free cloth.
- In a small bowl, soak the jewelry in a half-and-half solution of cold water and household ammonia for thirty minutes. Lift out and gently tap around the front and back of the mounting with a small soft brush. Swish in the solution a second time, rinse and drain on tissue paper.
- Use a brand name liquid jewelry cleaner and follow the instructions given on the label.