When colourless is boring

***Pls note that the jewellery featured in this particular post is not by Heritage Gems. 

Coloured gemstone engagement rings have long been used among royalty and Old Money as a profession of their love for each other.

Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor with a stunning 19.77ct emerald engagement ring. Truly a gem piece:

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Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon with her Ruby engagement ring surrounded by diamonds

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In more current times, royalty engagement such as Princess Diana’s 18ct stunning blue sapphire ring to which Kate Middleton was subsequently proposed to by Prince William are definitely redefining engagement ring traditions.

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Stunning blue sapphire engagement ring – If it’s good enough for Prince William and Kate Middleton, I’m sure it would be good enough for any of us.

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Princess Mathilde of Belgium’s beautiful oval ruby engagement ring

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Marie-Chantal of Greece’s Cabochon Sapphire engagement ring

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Fergie’s Oval Ruby engagement ring

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Jacqueline Onassis’s emerald engagement ring

And in even more recent times, amongst Hollywood celebs, coloured gemstones engagement rings have become popular

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Halle Berry’s 4ct emerald engagement ring. Beautiful and unique – estimated to be worth USD200,000.

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Elizabeth Hurley elegant and classic emerald shape blue sapphire stunner. As mentioned in a previous post, fancy cut side diamonds (regardless of shape) always command a premium than round brilliant side diamonds/setting size diamonds.

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Jessica’s ruby engagement ring, again, with fancy cut side diamonds.

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Nicole Richie’s Pink Sapphire engagement ring – a colour for the little girls inside every one of us.

Contrary to mainstream opinion, coloured gem engagement rings is only for the privileged few. Fine quality precious gemstones are rare and not easily available. If one has a specific colour/shade/hue in mind, the waitlist to lay your hands on an ideal gem could be several months, sometimes close to a year. If your jeweller is actively searching the market for you, it may take a slightly shorter timeframe.

Nonetheless, buying that ideal precious gem is not something that you can pick off a chart with the corresponding colour grading, clarity grading as you would a diamond.

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Heritage Gems Fine Jewellery was founded with the aim of crafting fine jewellery at affordable prices. We do not believe in paying exorbitant prices for fine jewellery as what is typically offered in high-end jewellery stores. Neither do we believe in mass produced, run-of-the-mill, fine jewellery. Luxurious jewellery need not be accompanied by lavish price tags. Our designs are unique and our pieces are delicately hand-crafted to ensure our clients have a bespoke piece of jewellery to call their own. Our philosophy is to craft exceptional yet affordable fine jewellery using one of Mother Nature’s most prized possessions – diamonds and natural gemstones. Heritage Gems creates pieces that remind you of your past travels, memories of your loved ones and the most cherished moments in your lifetime. Indulge yourself in exquisite, breath-taking jewels and diamonds from Heritage Gems. Unlike other presents, the gift of jewellery is timeless and eternal. At Heritage Gems, there is a creation for every occasion. We invite you to experience the true exhilaration of beholding a rare jewel in your very own hands.

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