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Gübelin delves deep into the mystery of sapphire

| May 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

For connoisseurs of color there is no blue quite like that found in a fine sapphire. That has helped make the blue sapphire one of the most mysterious, and coveted, of all gems. This spring renowned Swiss jewellers Gübelin probes the depths of this unforgettable stone through a set of very special pieces.  Blue sapphires have captured the imagination for millennia. Deep, alluring, and often unfathomable, their subtle shades have often been associated with the blue of heaven and the all-encompassing sky. This has made them almost divine to many, symbols of nobility, virtue and wisdom.

Gübelin delves deep into the mystery of sapphire

Gübelin delves deep into the mystery of sapphire

Anyone who has had the good fortune to gaze into a fine blue sapphire, however, knows that it is a stone of great depth as well. Its mysterious hues pull one in, revealing a deep blue world full of marvel. Evoking the depths of the sea, sapphire blue can therefore also remind us of the origins of life. That makes it a potent symbol of life’s deeper meanings, of important connections, whether in nature or in our own lives, of loyalty and of the nurturing of deep friendships and lasting relationships.

Gübelin delves deep into the mystery of sapphire

Whatever one sees or associates with it, the blue sapphire is doubtless one of the most beguiling and inspiring of gems. This spring the House of Gübelin, renowned for its handcrafted high-end jewellery as well as for its expertise in coloured gems, presents a set of very special pieces centred on remarkable sapphires. Among the highlights is a superb 10.7 ct, pillow-shape Kashmir sapphire, set in a platinum ring with brilliant-cut diamonds and four smaller drop-cut sapphires.

The pieces, which include several other fine rings as well as necklaces and drop-earrings, are part of Gübelin’s Gem Classics Collection. As with all Gübelin jewellery, they are inspired by both the outer and the inner beauty of these extraordinary stones. They will appeal to all to those who seek a deeper luxury, one grounded in natural elegance and beauty, fine workmanship and the highest levels of quality.

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