Sapphires come in an array of colors: pinks, yellows, greens, oranges and violets – which are often referred to as fancy sapphires. Sapphires come in every color except red. If a sapphire is red, it is classified as a ruby; both are part of the corundum mineral family.
High Jewelry Collection Lotus Ring
The padparadscha sapphire is a rare but striking gem that is pink- and orange-toned, offering a colorful alternative to the more well-known blue. The word “padparadscha” is derived from the Sinhalese word for “lotus flower,” owing to that blossom’s brightly colored pink petals, which are echoed in the bright pink-orange hue.
Rare and striking, a stunning oval cut padparadscha sapphire totaling more than 5 carats is framed by oval diamonds in this 18K yellow gold ring