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15 dazzling sapphire engagement rings to say yes to: Ernest Jones, Annoushka & more

Take inspiration from Kate Middleton with a sapphire engagement ring...

sapphire engagement rings
Nichola Murphy
Deputy Lifestyle Editor
Updated: February 2, 2023
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A bright blue sapphire engagement ring automatically acts as 'something blue' at your wedding, but did you know that sapphires actually come in a range of other colours?

While many royal and celebrity brides, including Princess Kate, own stunning traditional sapphires, those looking for a more unusual gem can also get their hands on yellow, pink and purple colours, too.#

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What does a sapphire engagement ring symbolise?

Sapphires traditionally symbolise truth, love, sincerity and faithfulness, so it's clear why they are a popular choice for an engagement ring. The colour blue is also said to stand for wealth and royalty, while others have said sapphires have healing properties.

Celebrities who own sapphire engagement rings

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Princess Kate wears Princess Diana's engagement ring

One of the first people who spring to mind when you think of a sapphire engagement ring is Kate Middleton. Back in 2010, Prince William presented Kate with his late mother Princess Diana's former engagement ring, which consists of a sapphire stone surrounded by diamonds.

And she's in good company! Celebrities such as Elizabeth Hurley, Jenna Bush Hager, Charley Webb and Penelope Cruz have all sported huge blue sapphire rocks in the past.

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Blue sapphire engagement rings

Inspired by Kate and Diana's stunning engagement ring? Shop a similar style with this diamond and sapphire cluster ring.

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Diamond Sapphire Cluster Ring, £3,750, Beaverbrooks


Keep it classic with this simple yet timeless design, with two diamonds flanking the beautiful blue stone.

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White gold sapphire engagement ring, £1499, Ernest Jones


Art deco fans will fall in love with this unusual vintage ring, which costs just £84 and can be personalised.

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Art deco sapphire engagement ring, £83.70, Etsy


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How pretty is this white gold ring? The blue colour is certain to catch the eye.

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Sapphire engagement band, £269, Amazon


We love the oval-shaped sapphire and intricate white gold band with alternating round and marquise diamonds - stunning!

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Sapphire Versailles engagement ring, £3,405, Brilliant Earth


Make a statement with this dazzling oval-cut double halo ring, complete with a pave band.

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Double halo sapphire ring, £550, Fraser Hart


Featuring a huge natural Madagascan sapphire, it comes as no surprise that this oval-cut design is one of QP Jewellers' best selling rings. 

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Valiant sapphire engagement ring, £522, QP Jewellers


Green sapphire engagement rings

After a green colour? No problem. The unique marquise cut diamond cluster ring with rose gold band is sure to make you say 'yes!'

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Green-blue sapphire ring, £552.78, Etsy


Add just a hint of colour with green sapphire petals surrounding an oval diamond on your choice of band.

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Green sapphire petals engagement ring, £1,410, Taylor & Hart


READ: Where to buy an antique or vintage engagement ring - and the best styles to shop

Pink sapphire engagement rings

If the 18ct yellow gold wasn't stunning enough, the 26 baguette and round pink sapphires of this ring are sure to make a statement. 

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Pink sapphire baguette ring, £1,200, Annoushka


Choose from platinum, yellow gold, rose gold and more with this beautiful round pink sapphire ring with a diamond-studded split shank.

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Split shank pink sapphire engagement ring, £1,106, Angara


Taking centre stage of this 9ct white gold ring is a vibrant pink created sapphire with diamond set shoulders.

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18ct white gold diamond and pink sapphire ring, £999, Ernest Jones


Don't want anything too bold? We're in love with this white gold diamond and pink sapphire, which adds just enough colour to make it unique but is classic enough to wear every day.

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Peach sapphire engagement ring, £1,808, Etsy


Yellow sapphire engagement rings

How striking is this yellow sapphire solitaire engagement ring? The simple gold band and sunshine yellow colour ensure all eyes are on the rock.

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Solitaire sapphire ring, £594, Etsy


Beautiful and unusual, this vintage 1970s engagement ring features a yellow sapphire surrounded by a halo of 8 white stones set into a solid 9-carat gold band.

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Vintage 1970s sapphire engagement ring, £170, Etsy


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