Blue sapphire gemstone necklace set in a handmade silver setting with a hammered circle surround.
This sapphire is a pretty blue colour and measures 3.1mm. Its a round faceted gem set in a rubover style setting which means the silver is pushed over the gem keeping it secure.
This gemstone is the birthstone of September and the gem for a 45th and 65th wedding anniversary.
Surrounded by a hammered circle this pendant has been handmade in sterling silver; the hammered effect adds a touch of sparkle as the silver moves in the light.
Suspended from 2 links at the top to an 18 inch silver belcher link style chain. The pendant measures approx 16mm across the centre and approx 25mm from the top of the double loop to the bottom.
This item will be dispatched in a box tied with a ribbon ready for gifting.
Gemstone and Materials
Sapphires and rubies are in the same family known as corundum and any colour gem within this group other than the red of ruby is classed as a sapphire. This particular sapphire is a pretty blue colour.
Pure corundum is colourless and sapphires get their hue from impurities within their crystal structures. In the case of a blue sapphire the colour is from titanium which is present within the gem.
The gemstone is 3mm round and has a faceted cut (similar to a traditional diamond cut)
The pendant itself is handmade in sterling silver and is suspended from an 18 inch belcher style link chain.