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Sapphire Halo Engagement Rings

Posted by Winona Richardson, G.G. on

It’s Okay. I know why you’re here. It’s why I’m here, too. 

Sometimes you just have to throw your hands up in the air and admit it:






There… now, doesn’t that feel better? Let’s have some fun!

Sapphire engagement rings are more popular than ever. Rare, precious, durable and found in a vast palette of stunning hues, when you find the sapphire of your dreams it’s the first step to creating THE ring – a reflection of your style and your love, something uniquely you!

How shall we set your sapphire? Let’s start with everyone’s darling:

The Halo Sapphire Engagement Ring

Sapphire Halo rings have been popular for decades – and it seems pretty much everyone offers them in some fashion or another. Most of these are premade, calibrated settings where you can pop a center in and Voila!- a ring in a few clicks of a mouse. So the center isn’t fitted and sits a little high… the halo stones aren’t scaled to suit the center…the ring is cast and mass-produced, not finished or polished, as it should be…

It’s a halo – done quick and at a low price point.

What makes a Soho Gem Halo engagement ring so special?

Gem sapphires are rarely calibrated in size –with proportions and dimensions executed to best show off their color. We hand make every one of our halos to fit the contours of the center gem to perfection. An elegant frame of shimmering diamonds to elevate and celebrate the color of your sapphire – drawing light (and admirers) to highlight the beautiful gem’s cut and hue.

Designed by Irina Ferry and made in our workshop by the hands of one of the most talented jewelers in New York City, each of our sapphire halo engagement rings is a couture masterpiece – down to the finest nuances of design: tiny, barely visible prongs, the crown seated low to suit the lifestyle of today’s active woman, the texture of our flawless micropave. A true work of art – made for you.

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