Diamonds have been a woman’s best friend since as far back as Cleopatra’s time. This gem has been made as one of the most popular components when constructing an unique engagement rings due to its sparkle and beauty. It is the hardest gemstone found on our planet with a hardness of 10 on the Mohl scale. A diamond is considered a favorite choice for an engagement ring, using diamond for your unique engagement rings setting will make them different from other rings.
Unique Ruby Engagement Ring
By choosing a ruby you will have an unusual engagement ring because rubies are not traditionally chosen as engagement ring gemstones. However the ruby is the most often mentioned precious or semi-precious gemstone in the English translation of the Bible. It is considered as one of four precious stones along with the diamond, emerald, and sapphire. The quality of the ruby’s color determines the price of the rubies that you intend to use in your unique engagement rings. The red being the highest quality rubies and it is called Pigeon Blood Red. The rubies which contain this high quality shade command a high price.
Unique Sapphire Engagement Ring
If ruby is not your choice, another choice of unusual engagement ring is the sapphire. With a 9 on the Mohs scale this gemstone is as hard as a ruby. It is has not only been used in jewelry but also in many other applications which include industrial uses like infrared optical components, watch crystals, and semi-conductor wafers.
Sapphires can be found across a full range of colors, including colorless, white, or black though blue is considered to be the normal color for sapphires. Clear sapphires original color when they come out of the ground is grey or brown but become clear when they are heated.
Unique Emerald Engagement Ring
The emerald is a perfect choice for unique engagement rings for a May bride or May wedding because it is the birthstone for the month of May. Their brittleness is classified as generally poor because of its hardness on the Mohs for Emeralds scale is 7.5. Emeralds not only come in many color of green and blue-green, but they also have a large spectrum of clarity, from crystal clear to nearly opaque, it all depends on the inclusions and fractures in the crystal.