Blue Sapphire Earring : What is it?
Blue sapphire earrings are white gold, yellow gold, sterling silver, or platinum fixtures set with blue sapphires in different cuts. They are available in plain, fancy, drop, and stud styles that can be worn with matching rings and necklaces. They vary in shades depending on where they were from.
Blue is the most common sapphire color. Blue sapphire is considered the birthstone of those born in September. They symbolize harmony, sympathy, loyalty, and friendship. They are also believed to cure different illnesses and affect emotions and thoughts. Sapphires are commonly found in Brazil, Thailand, Australia, Ceylon, Burma, and Africa.
Kinds of Blue Sapphire Earrings include the following:
Plain blue sapphire earrings
Plain blue sapphire earrings have either single or multiple blue sapphire stones usually set in platinum or white gold fixtures, which complement the color of the stone. The blue sapphire stones can be combined with other accent stones like smaller diamonds.
Fancy blue sapphire earrings
Fancy blue sapphire earrings usually combine single or multiple blue sapphire stones and pink diamonds, rubies, or sapphires in other colors. The blue sapphire stones are usually set in white gold, yellow gold, sterling silver, or platinum fixtures.
Blue sapphire stud earrings
The sapphire stones of blue sapphire stud earrings can be combined with other precious stones to form different shapes such as flowers and butterflies.
Blue sapphire drop earrings
Blue sapphire drop (or dangling) earrings are worn suspended below the ears. The blue sapphire stones come in different cuts and can be combined with other precious stones.
Earring backings: If you do not have pierced ears but still want to wear blue sapphire earrings, choose a pair with clip-on backings.
Weight: Choose blue sapphire stud earrings if you want a pair that will not weigh down your earlobes. Drop or dangling blue sapphire earrings with large or numerous stones can be heavy, and they can enlarge your ear piercings when worn frequently.
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