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Whether you choose a sapphire earring studs or beautiful pink sapphire earrings, this fabulous gem is special. It’s no wonder, then sapphires earrings have been popular for centuries making them an apt choice for a September born. The Sapphire is one of the big four gems – like rubies, emeralds and diamonds. Sapphire earrings add oomph and sparkle just like you want them to.  

Immediately identifiable, the blue sapphire signifies purity, devotion, and belief. The word sapphire is derived from the Greek word sappheiros, meaning blue. With its fascinating colors, striking clarity and hardness, the sapphire makes for a fabulous anniversary gift.

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Sapphire chandelier earrings, and other sapphire jewelry are popular choices amongst celebrities, influencers and royals! Whether given as a nuptial gift, a birthday gift, or simply because, sapphire earrings make a lasting impression. Vinca specializes in sapphire jewelry especially sapphire earrings with diamond and gemstone accents. Whether you are looking for something casual, a bit dressy or vintage, Vinca features every design you can think of. Getting a customized pair of earrings is quite easy. Just speak to the designer at Vinca.

Things to know about Sapphire Earrings

If the deep blue sea stirs you, blue sapphire earrings rings are just what you need. Several monarchs, and women have preferred wearing sapphire as a sign of good luck and because they have an old-world charm. Natural sapphire earrings are available in yellow, purple, orange and green other than the famous blue. Though it is the hardest gem after diamonds, sapphires must be maintained if you want them to last long.

How to clean sapphire earrings?

Sapphires aren’t generally high maintenance, but grunge does collect on and around the gemstone earrings after wearing it frequently. You don’t need special jewelry cleansers or polishes to remove the dirt from your earrings. All you need is warm water to dip the sapphire earrings in mixed with a little mild dish soap. Ensure the soap doesn’t have added moisturizers or abrasives as they can leave residue.

Gently swirl the sapphire earrings in the soapy water and let it soak for 10-20 minutes based on the dirt collected on the sapphire. If needed, use a soft toothbrush to brush any persistent spots such as under the gemstone or around the clasp or setting. Use a warm water rinse and clean it thoroughly to get rid of the soapy residue. You can air dry the earrings or use a soft cotton cloth to dry. If the gemstone still looks cloudy, repeat the process and use a splash of ammonia or vodka instead of the mild dish soap.

If you do decide to use a jewelry cleanser, use a jewelry cleaning kit available in the market. However, do make sure it is safe to use with sapphires, other popular gemstones as well as the metals used to make earrings and jewelry.

How to store sapphire earrings?

Store your sapphire earrings or jewelry separately as they are prone to chipping and scratching due to other gemstones or diamonds in your collection. Rather try and use small individual pouches meant for jewelry. If you have a jewelry box with distinct partitions, then use that to store your sapphire earrings for better protection. Storing your earrings properly will help in keeping the sapphire in a good state between cleanings.

Facts about Sapphire Earrings

  • One of the rarest natural Sapphire’s in the world is the pink sapphire. Called Padparadscha, in Sanskrit, it means lotus flower.
  • The sapphire was one of the first stones to ever be grown in a laboratory in 1902.
  • The largest Sapphire ever cut is the Millennium Sapphire found in Madagascar. It weighed a notable 61,500 carats and is certified by the Guinness World Records.
  • Various cultures believe sapphires have mystical powers and that they guarded the wearers against evil, cure eye diseases and preserve chastity.  
  • Some traditions say that the Ten Commandments were shaped and engraved from a Sapphire tablet
  • Sapphires have been used to signify nobility and faithfulness. Only royals and high priests could wear sapphires till the late 17th-century. Anyone else found wearing them would be punished.
  • The engagement ring Prince Charles gifted Lady Diana Spencer is the most famous royal sapphire that Princess Catherine wears today.
  • Sapphires were also considered antidepressants. They also were believed to help psychokinesis, mind-reading, and divining.