Sapphire is said to be the gemstone of harmony, friendship and loyalty.  Part of the corundum family, which also includes ruby, sapphire comes from the Persian “Saffir”, or the Greek “Sapphiros”. Blue is the best-known colour but it can be found in all colours of the spectrum. After diamond it is the hardest gemstone.


A very long narrow necklace (beads or chain), often having a tassel or ornament at the bottom.


The part of the ring that encircles the finger, not including the top piece or head.


The point on a ring where the central section meets the shank or band, often carved, decorated or inlaid with small diamond accent stones.


An enduringly popular style of engagement ring featuring a single diamond or gemstone set on a band.