Baguette Cut Sapphire Milestone Ring
By Roxanne Rajcoomar-Hadden
White sapphire modern eternity Milestone ring.
This Ring is Made to Order
Delivery in 3 Weeks.
Featuring 4 baguette cut white sapphires, the Milestone eternity ring is a clean, minimal and modern take on the eternity ring. Genderless in style, this classic design has been updated for modern lovers and meaningful moments.
Roxanne Rajcoomar-Hadden pieces are made to order. For more information or to design a custom version with different gemstones or metals, please make an enquiry below.
Whether designing engagement rings or remodelling heirloom pieces, Roxanne Rajcoomer-Hadden brings her wealth of experience and innate understanding of the personal meaning and importance of jewellery to every piece. From forensically researching the provenance of the diamonds and gemstones used in her designs to ensure ethical and fair standards, to capturing a modern edge to elevate a classic style, she brings her expertise, traditional values and contemporary outlook to every bespoke project she embarks upon.
Most commonly found in shades of blue, sapphires are also available in pretty much every other colour you can think of, with pink, yellow, peach and green being the most popular after blue. Sapphires are also very hard, with their rating on the Moh’s Scale falling just under diamonds, so they make great gemstones for daily wear on the hand.
The quality and therefore price of sapphires is based on their colour, cut and clarity, and large stones can be GIA certified as diamonds are.
The colour of the sapphire is by far the most important of all these. The shade, the tone and the depth of colour, as well as the uniformity of the colour - how well the shade is spread over the stone evenly - make a huge difference to price. Deep, dark coloured tend to hide the sparkle of the stone, so become less desirable, and sapphires that show a pure, even colour and brightness will be more expensive.
You may see sapphires where there are two different shades of colour in the stone. This is called a bi-colour sapphire, and is very common. Pure coloured sapphires with a rich, even tone in a single hue are the most conventionally desirable varieties, and therefore the most expensive. Common ‘cheaper’ sapphire rings found online will often feature lesser quality gemstones and the images may have been digitally altered, so make sure you always see a coloured gemstone in real life before buying.
Depending on the size requirements sapphires make a beautiful alternative to coloured diamonds. Yellow sapphires, white diamonds and yellow gold are currently a popular choice, but our favourite sapphire shade is a murky olive green.
Sapphires are traditionally the birthstone of September. See all Sapphire rings here.
The sapphires measure 6x3mm in size.
Gold is a naturally occurring metal with a warm, glowing finish when polished, and remains the most popular choice for engagement rings due to its natural beauty and hard-wearing strength.
Pure 24k gold is naturally a soft material, and considered too soft to create jewellery with, so it is mixed with small amounts of other metals to create an alloy.
As well as increasing the durability of the gold, adding alloys can also change the colour of the gold to produce rose or white gold, for example.
18k yellow gold is made up of 75% pure gold, and 25% alloy, which would usually include silver and copper.
18k rose gold is made up of 75% pure gold, 22.2% copper, and 9.2% silver.
18k white gold is made up of 75% pure gold and 25% palladium or platinum.