Whether associated with the calm, serene hues of the sea or the constancy of the stars twinkling in the sky, the color blue for gems represents comfort and stability as well as boundless opportunities, hope and dreams. In times of crises and the unknown, reliable color in gemstones are those we will want to wear. Pantone announced late in 2019 that Classic Blue was the Color of the Year for 2020— in jewelry it represents, now, more than ever, a dependable color that also anchors us in hope.
Lapis and sapphires are the main gemstones that work with ‘Classic Blue’ and are colors we can count on. Blue sapphire is a color that has proven to be a consistent choice throughout history and represents continuity and familiarity which are two aspects of life we need to feel right now.
Sapphires are also September’s birthstone and are associated with meanings of faithfulness and loyalty. In all styles of jewels, they were the favorite gemstones of some of the most iconic celebrities throughout Hollywood’s history. Some of the silver screen stars who owned and wore their own sapphires in film: Joan Crawford, Jean Harlow, Carol Lombard and Mary Pickford whose famous Star of Bombay sapphire resides in the Smithsonian.
At Gabriel, this gem is most wearable and versatile in sapphire earrings.
Here are a sampling of different styles from which to choose:
14K White Gold Round Sapphire and Diamond Halo Stud Earrings
In 14K these are staples that can be worn as your main earrings or if you have multiple holes you can wear them layered with other sapphire earring styles. The halo of diamonds add an extra dash of sparkle.
14K White Gold Vintage Inspired 15mm Sapphire and Diamond Huggie Earrings
The perfect huggies for the woman who loves sapphire earrings –a geometric pattern of diamonds and sapphires. These are the earrings you might never want to take off.
14K White Gold Beaded Pear Shaped Sapphire & Diamond Drop Earrings
Drop earrings are perfect for any occasion and these pear shape sapphire are no exception. Beaded detailing and diamond accents add textural interest to these timeless drops.in 14K gold.
14K White Gold Modern Scattered Sapphire and Diamond Stud Earrings
These striking sapphire and diamond earrings resemble a constellation of stars in the evening sky and offer an alluring and current take on the class stud in 14k white gold.
18K White Gold Art Deco Sapphire and Diamond Leverback Earrings
For women who love
the look of antique and vintage jewelry, these Geometric Art Deco
inspired earrings will take you through any occasion.