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The ring competes only with the wearer for the attention of a room. Sparklingly brightly on her left hand, it once belonged to her mother-in-law, Princess Diana, but was inspired by the favorite broach of Queen Victoria, created in 1840. That model remains among the crown jewels to this day, but from it was born a 12-carat masterpiece, framed by the light of 14 diamonds. It is iconic.
The Duchess of Cambridge’s gem is the world’s most famous sapphire, partly due to the fairy tale worthy story of its background. Kate wears the ring with a new awareness, showing sapphires are for today’s fashion-forward, even as they were for queens of the mid-19th century!
To successfully style sapphires today, here are five rules to follow when wearing September’s birthstone:
1. Bring focus to your sapphire by wearing it with complementary colors.
The duchess will often be seen wearing yellow, a color directly opposite the violet-blue of her gem on the color wheel. This contrast creates a dynamic look, perfectly highlighting the vivid saturation of the sapphire.
2. Of course, you’ll also do well wearing blue.
Is there a color Kate’s photographed in more? An equally hued dress perfectly accentuates the ring on her finger. If you have no blue dress to match your ring…
3. Don’t be afraid to pair your gem with jeans.
Sapphires are durable, and while no jeweler would recommend you wear yours to the gym, they are known for withstanding wear well. Certain sapphires are even used to create windows for spacecraft!
4. Keep the rest of your jewelry simple.
Sapphires are meant to steal the show. Let them! Sapphire rings pair well with stud earrings or a classic timepiece. This gem hates competition.
5. Do what feels right for you!
The adage goes ‘rules are made to be broken.’ Always choose to wear what brings you joy! No matter what the tabloids say, you’ll always look regal wearing sapphires.
Looking to add the brilliant sparkle of sapphire to your collection? Allow our skilled artisans to create for you a custom piece you’ll treasure forever! We’ll bring your vision to life!
We also invite you to browse our rings, cufflinks, and necklaces decorated with September’s brilliant birthstone.