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Cabochon Sapphire & Diamond Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Cabochon Sapphire & Diamond Halo Earrings 2 cabochon sapphires approximately 18.00 cts. 32 round diamonds approximately 2.00 cts 18 karat yellow gold Measurements: .78" long Bac...
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1970s Vintage Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold

Tutti Frutti Rubies Sapphires Emeralds Gold Diamonds Baroque Pearls Earrings
Located in Bangkok, TH
In these classic Tutti Frutti Style earrings the tops are 2 White Gold and Diamonds Branches, 16 round full cut diamonds weighing 0,25 carats,and 3 pairs of faceted 4x5 mm. Rubies ,...
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Early 2000s Art Deco Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Emerald, Pearl, Ruby, Sapphire, Gold, 14k Gold

Vivid Diamonds Sapphire and Diamond Flower Earrings
Located in Miami, FL
Enchanting Sapphire and Diamond Stud Earrings crafted in 18 karat white gold, featuring square cut Sapphires weighing approximately 37.85 carats total, and round brilliant cut diamon...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

18 Karat White Gold Sapphire Flower Stud Earrings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Sapphire stud earrings design as classic luxury elegant style. You can use for everyday and also for the evening party. We use the top quality Sapphire which make in invisible settin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Art Deco Inspired Sapphire and Diamond Target Stud Earrings in Platinum
Located in London, GB
A beautiful pair of Art Deco style diamond and sapphire target earrings set in platinum. Each earring is predominantly set with a sparkly 0.60 carat old mine cut diamond which is ...
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2010s Art Deco Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, Platinum

Swiss Topaz 9.67 Carat Tsavorite Diamonds Sapphire 18 Karat Yellow Gold Earrings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Swiss Topaz 9.67 Carat Tsavorite Diamonds Sapphire 18 Karat Yellow Gold Earrings All the colors of hot summer are collected in our Earrings. Bright 40 tsavorites, 56 Purple, and 74 B...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Topaz, Tsavorite, Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Purple Sapphire, Yel...

Temple St. Clair Celestial Piccolo Tolomeo Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Authentic Temple St. Clair 'Celestial Piccolo Tolomeo' earrings crafted in 18 karat yellow gold. These stunning dangle earrings feature multi-colored sapphires set in a rainbow circu...
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Early 2000s Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

18 Karat Gold Amethyst Diamond Sapphire Peridote Tourmaline Flower Earrings
Located in Duesseldorf, DE
Playful and vibrant 18 Karat white gold earrings. The flower petals are carved out of one entire Amethyst stone. The dropping strands consist of Amethyst, Red Tourmaline, Green Sapph...
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Amethyst, Diamond, Sapphire, Tourmaline, 18k Gold, White Gold

Amethyst Pink Sapphires Pink Gold 18 Karat Earrings
Located in Vannes, FR
Earrings of amethyst balls overcome with pink sapphires mounted on a sleeping frame of 18 karat rose gold 2.8 grams of gold total weight 7.7 grams for both Hauteur 2,5 centimètre 0....
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2010s Romantic Sapphire Earrings

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Amethyst, Pink Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold

Ella Gafter Sapphire Pearl Diamond Earrings
Located in New York, NY
The sapphire and pearl earrings feature a flower design on the ear with 8.40 carats of oval cut faceted orange sapphires. The tops suspend 2 South Sea pearls of 15mm diameter. 0.35 c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Pearl, White Diamond, South Sea Pearl, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Whit...

White Pearls,Diamonds,Multicolor Sapphires,14 Karat Rose Gold Stud Earrings
Located in Marcianise, Marcianise (CE)
Beautiful stud earrings in 14 karat rose gold structure mounted with a white pearl and, in the upper part, diamonds and multicolor sapphires. These earrings were totally handmade by ...
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1970s Retro Vintage Sapphire Earrings

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Sapphire, Diamond, Pearl, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

14 Karat White Gold Sapphire and Diamond Hoops
Located in Great Neck, NY
Sapphire and diamond inside and out hoops set in 14K white gold. The total carat weight of the hoops is 6.43. The diamond weight is 2.40 carats and the sapphire weight is 4.03 carats...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, White Gold

Interchangeable Earring Set with Diamonds, Emeralds, Pink & Blue Sapphires
Located in New York, NY
Limited edition handcrafted interchangeable ballerina style pair of Champagne diamond earrings. Our timeless earrings are made with exquisite craftsmanship and attention to details. ...
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2010s Art Deco Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Emerald, Blue Sapphire, Pink Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Jade Star Sapphire Cabochon Earrings 18 Karat Gold, 1990
Located in Herzelia, IL
Fine Jade and Star Sapphire cabochon earrings. Modern yet classic in style it is a comprehensive jewelry item for every day. Looks wonderful on the ear and moves freely with the head...
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1990s Sapphire Earrings

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Jade, Star Sapphire, Gold

Roman Malakov, Cushion Cut Blue Sapphire Halo Omega Clip Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Showcases color-rich cushion cut blue sapphires weighing 4.43 carats total. Each sapphire is surrounded by a row of pear shape diamonds in a floral motif design. Diamonds weigh 3.17 ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Moussaieff Yellow and Orange Sapphire Flower Ear Clips
Located in Boston, MA
These remarkable earrings take their shape from nature with curved sapphire petals and diamond stamen. The petals are blanketed with 140 invisible-set French-cut yellow and yellowish...
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20th Century Sapphire Earrings

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Brown Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Tears of Aurora Earrings, 18kt Yellow & White Gold, Sapphires, Diamonds, Pearls
Located in Melbourne, Vic
Aurora, Roman Goddess of the Dawn arose each day from beyond the great river encircling the world. As she blazed her passage across the sky, her falling tears kissed the earth becomi...
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2010s Renaissance Revival Sapphire Earrings

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Yellow Sapphire, Diamond, White Diamond, Pearl, Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold...

Dangle Sapphire Multi-Color Heart Cut Drop Earrings Gold
Located in Brunswick, ME
Sapphire multi-color heart cut six stunning (very much IN Style)natural sapphires very sparkling rainbow of color. The drop sapphire earrings are elegant yet playful and modern!. The...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Sapphire Earrings

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Sapphire, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

14K Yellow Gold 0.18 Carat Blue Sapphire Huggie Hoop Earrings
Located in Great neck, NY
Adorn yourself or gift to a friend these colorful and fun Blue Sapphire small huggy hoop earrings featuring approximately 0.18 ct. of blue sapphires. Lever back closure. Super cute f...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

1980s Agate Sapphire 18 Karat Gold Cage Ear Clips
Located in New York, NY
Bold, chic and beautifully designed these 1980s ear clips are a fun wear for any occasion. Two perfectly matched rectangular Agate cabochons are studded with bezel set round sapphire...
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1980s Vintage Sapphire Earrings

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Sapphire, Agate, 18k Gold

18 Karat White Gold Diamond and Sapphire Dangle Earrings
Located in Duesseldorf, DE
18 Karat White Gold Diamond and Sapphire Dangle Earrings 64 Diamonds 2,23 Carat H SI 20 Sapphires 6,98 Carat Founded in 1974, Gianni Lazzaro is a family-owned jewelry company ba...
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Marchak Paris Blue and Yellow Sapphire and Diamond Suite, circa 1960
Located in New York, NY
A pavé-set, oval- and circular-cut sapphire dome ring punctuated with contrasting yellow sapphires on the sides and top, accented with circular-cut diamonds; ear clips, en suite; mou...
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1960s Vintage Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Blue Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire, 18k Gold

Diamond and Sapphire Halo Platinum Stud Earrings Estate Fine Jewelry
Located in Montreal, QC
Beautiful and finely detailed Halo Stud Earrings securely set with two round diamonds approx. 0.40tcw, French cut sapphires approx. 0.96tcw and 32 round diamonds approx. 0.75tcw. Han...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Deco Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, Platinum

White Sapphire in Yellow Gold Dome Stud Earrings
Located in los angeles, CA
These White Sapphire in Yellow Gold Dome Stud Earrings, part of our Power Series, are a symbolic design inspired by the idea of looking inward, the notion of what a person needs is a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Sapphire, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Sybarite 18 Karat White Gold 2.39 Carat White Diamonds 2.95 Rubies Sapphire Ring
Located in London, GB
Sybarite Jewellery is a London-based luxury brand crafting outstanding pieces, incomparable both in design and in execution. Spearheaded by founder Margarita Prykhodko, a former arch...
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2010s Art Deco Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold

Bucherer Gold Diamond Pink Sapphire Tourmaline Drop Earrings
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Brand new with tag Bucherer earrings, in 18k gold, 0.14ctw black diamonds, 3.82ctw pink sapphires and 12.11ctw tourmalines. Retail $7180. Comes with box. Earrings are 80mm x 16mm. W...
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Pink Sapphire, Tourmaline, Diamond, Gold

18 Karat White Gold Diamond and Sapphire Dangle Earrings
Located in Duesseldorf, DE
18 Karat White Gold Diamond and Sapphire Dangle Earrings 44 Diamonds 1.20 Carat H SI 44 Sapphires 21.45 Carat Founded in 1974, Gianni Lazzaro is a family-owned jewelry company ba...
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, White Gold, 18k Gold

Designer Diamond and Sapphire Dangle Drop Earring in Gold and Silver
Located in New York, NY
Designer Diamond and Sapphire Dangle Drop Earring in Gold and Silver is pretty and attractive. 18kt gold: 3.2gms Diamond: 3.55cts Silver: 26.79gms Blue Sapphire: 10.8cts
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, Silver, Gold

Stambolian 18k Gold Diamond Multi Color Sapphire Floral Motif Drop Earrings
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Stambolian 18K Gold Diamond Multi Color Sapphire Floral Motif Drop Earrings This state of the art earrings is from the 2021 "Watercolor" collection by Stambolian. Featuring multi-co...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

18 Karat White Gold Diamond and Sapphire Dangle Earrings
Located in Duesseldorf, DE
18 Karat White Gold Diamond and Sapphire Dangle Earrings 196 Diamonds 3,81 Carat H SI 34 Sapphires 15.17 Carat Founded in 1974, Gianni Lazzaro is a family-owned jewelry company ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

14 Karat Rose Gold Victorian Mine Cut Diamond and Sapphire Flower Drop Earrings
Located in Lexington, KY
This is a stunning pair of Victorian drop earrings in 14k rose gold boasting gorgeous mine cut diamond centers framed by brilliant blue sapphires set into a beautiful rose gold flowe...
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1890s Victorian Antique Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

EGL Certified Floral Motif Interchangeable Diamond Earrings Set four inserts
Located in New York, NY
Limited edition Interchangeable Floral Diamond Earrings 2.00 Carat Total Diamond Weight in style of the Romantic Era. EGL Certified Those exquisite earrings combine the beauty or flo...
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2010s Romantic Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Blue Sapphire, Emerald, Ruby, Pink Sapphire, 14k Gold, White Gold

Contemporary Diamond, Sapphire and Emerald White Gold "Starfish" Earrings
Located in Porto, PT
Rosior Contemporary "Starfish" Earrings manufactured in White Gold and setted with: - 160 White (F-VVS) Diamonds with 0,92 ct, - 104 Emeralds with 0,82 ct; - 116 Blue Sapphires with...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, White Diamond, Emerald, Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Pink Sapphire,...

18 Karat White Gold Diamond and Sapphire Dangle Earrings
Located in Duesseldorf, DE
18 Karat White Gold Diamond and Sapphire Dangle Earrings 62 Diamonds 2,48 Carat H SI 66 Sapphires 30,53 Carat Founded in 1974, Gianni Lazzaro is a family-owned jewelry company ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Goshwara Amethyst, Lavender and Pink Sapphire Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Emerald Cut Amethyst, Lavender and Pink Sapphire Earrings in 18K Yellow Gold and Light Black Rhodium, from 'Rain Forest' Collection Stone Size: 9 x 7 mm & 10 x 15 mm Gemstone Appro...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Amethyst, Pink Sapphire, 18k Gold

Tutti Frutti Diamond Drop Earrings
Located in North Hollywood, CA
These gorgeous Tutti Frutti Earrings are very special, as a matter of fact a similar pair is at auction currently with a starting bid of $24,000. These earring are from Spain and we...
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2010s Art Deco Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire, 18k Gold

Diamonds 1.0 Carat and Sapphires 6.3 Carat and Rubies 1.8 Carat Earrings Silver
Located in Carlsbad, CA
Diamonds = 1.00 Carats Blue & White Sapphires = 6.30 Carats Rubies = 1.80 Carats Metal: Silver
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, Silver

Ella Gafter Pearl Orange Sapphire Diamond Flower Earrings
Located in New York, NY
The sapphire and pearl earrings feature a flower design on the ear with 7 carats of oval cut faceted orange sapphires. The tops suspend 2 South Sea pearls of 15mm diameter. 0.12 cara...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Sapphire Earrings

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White Diamond, Diamond, South Sea Pearl, Pearl, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Whit...

Suzanne Belperron circa 1935 Art Deco "Bibendum" Sapphire Earring and Ring Suite
Located in New York, NY
A suite of ear clips and a ring, each piece carved from a piece of smokey quartz set with a cabochon sapphire; mounted in 18-karat gold, with French marks, in original fitted box • 3...
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1930s Art Deco Vintage Sapphire Earrings

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Sapphire, Quartz, 18k Gold

48.48 ct Blue Tanzanite & Sapphire 18 kt Yellow Gold with Black Rhodium Earrings
Located in Miami, FL
48.48 ct Blue Tanzanite & Sapphire 18 kt Yellow Gold with Black Rhodium Earrings These trend setting 18 karat yellow gold black rhodium plated earrings are adorned with blue sapphir...
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2010s Sapphire Earrings

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Tanzanite, Sapphire, Blue Sapphire, Rhodium, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Diamond and Sapphire Earrings
Located in Carlsbad, CA
• 2.80 Carats of Sapphires • 1.20 Carats of Diamonds E-F Color VS Clarity • 18K Gold
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, White Gold

Pair of Sapphire, Diamond and Moonstone Earrings in Black Rhodium
Located in Nantucket, MA
Pair of blue sapphire earrings with moonstone center bordered in pave` set diamonds and set in black rhodium. 18K gold post.
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Moonstone, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, Rhodium

Roman Malakov, Sapphire and Diamond Open-Work Chandelier Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Showcases an elegant, open-work design accented with round brilliant diamonds(4.93 catats total). Pear shape aqua blue sapphires drop from the necklace for a gorgeous and unique look...
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2010s Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Sapphire, Diamond, Gold Plate, White Gold

18 Karat White Gold Diamond and Sapphire Earrings
Located in Duesseldorf, DE
18 Karat White Gold Diamond and Sapphire Earrings 70 Diamonds 2,08 Carat H SI 16 Sapphires oval 7,63 Carat 156 Sapphires round 4,14 Carat Founded in 1974, Gianni Lazzaro is a f...
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Carved Emeralds 12+ Carat and Sapphires 14+ Carat Earrings with Diamonds
Located in Carlsbad, CA
Metal = 18K Gold Emeralds = 12+ carats Sapphires = 14+ carats Diamonds = 0.20 carats ( Color: G, Clarity: VS )
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Late 20th Century Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Emerald, Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Sapphire & Diamond Flower Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Van Cleef & Arpels Sapphire & Diamond Flower Earrings 2 pear-shaped sapphires; circular and baguette-cut diamonds Back Type: Clip On Signature: Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered 1.37" ...
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1960s Vintage Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

10.01ctw Round Natural Blue Sapphire .64ctw Diamond Stud Earrings 18k White Gold
Located in Houston, TX
18K white gold round halo stud earrings featuring 10.01 carats total weight in two round natural blue sapphires and 0.64 carats total of round brilliant cut diamonds. These gorgeous ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Moiseikin 18 Karat Gold Diamond Starry Night Earrings
Located in Hong Kong, HK
Golden Swirling Clouds holding diamond stars fascinate you and make your look more fashionable and individual. Newly developed MOISEIKIN's starry night series with dazzling diamond...
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2010s Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Sapphire, Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Multi-Color Sapphires Earrings 10.50 Carat with Diamonds 3 Carat F/VS 18K Gold
Located in Carlsbad, CA
Multicolor Sapphires = 10.50 Carats Diamonds = 3 Carats ( Color: F, Clarity: VS ) Metal: 18K White & Yellow Gold Jewelry Gift Box Included
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Platinum Diamond and Sapphire Huggie Hoop Earrings
Located in New York, NY
A charming pair of huggie hoop earrings crafted in platinum. Geometric crisscrossing rows are channel set with round cut sapphires weighing an estimated 0.3 carats total and round di...
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1990s Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, Platinum

Sapphire Earrings
Located in Carlsbad, CA
• 4 Carats Of Sapphires • 1.5 Carats Of Diamonds • 18K Gold
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

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Ella Gafter Sapphire Pearl Diamond Earrings
Located in New York, NY
The sapphire and pearl earrings feature two faceted pear shape blue sapphires encrusted into two larger faceted yellow sapphires, a rare technical feat. (Total weight of sapphires is...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Sapphire Earrings

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White Diamond, Blue Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire, Diamond, Pearl, Sapphire,...

18 Karat White Gold Sapphire and Diamond Dangle Earrings
Located in Duesseldorf, DE
18 Karat White Gold Sapphire And Diamond Dangle Earrings with a flower shaped based. Six Sapphires create the illusion of petals to form this flower shape highlighted with a Diamond ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Jacqueline Rose Eye Sapphire Stud Earrings
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Sculpted Eye stud in 14K yellow gold with royal blue, sapphire. Inspired by the Egyptian Eye of Horus bringing good health, power & protection. Sold as a pair. Each Jacqueline Rose p...
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2010s Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Sapphire, 14k Gold

18 Karat Yellow Gold Stars Mother of Pearl and Sapphires Stud Earrings
Located in Milano, IT
This charming pair of stud earrings is entirely made in mother of pearl, shaped as stars and adorned in the center with cabochon sapphire. The routing is in 18 karat yellow gold. ...
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2010s Sapphire Earrings

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Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Gold

18 Karat Yellow Gold Stars Lapis Lazuli Sapphires Stud Earrings
Located in Milano, IT
This charming pair of stud earrings is entirely hand carved and made in lapis lazuli, shaped as stars and adorned in the center with cabochon sapphire. The mounting is in 18 karat y...
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2010s Sapphire Earrings

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Lapis Lazuli, Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Gold

Goshwara Sapphire and Diamond Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Sapphire & Diamond Earrings in 18K White Gold And Black Rhodium from 'Sugarloaf' Collection Diamonds: G-H / VS,Approx Wt 0.17 Cts
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Sapphire, Gold

Deakin & Francis Pair of 18 Karat Gold Pave Set Sapphire Skull Earrings
Located in Birmingham, West Midlands
DEAKIN & FRANCIS, Piccadilly Arcade, London Our trademark skull collection continues to expand. These limited edition stunning 18kt gold, sapphire skull earrings are definitely jaw ...
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2010s Contemporary Sapphire Earrings

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Diamond, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold

Vintage and Antique Sapphire Jewelry

The stone of choice for Napoleon, Princess Diana and Elizabeth Taylor has been a favorite of aristocrats and the well-to-do since the time of the Ancient Greeks. Learn how to shop for the bright blue gems that star in vintage and antique sapphire jewelry, and why it's chemically impossible for a sapphire to turn red.

Picture a sapphire. If the stone you conjure is a deep cornflower blue, you’re seeing only part of the picture. Although blue Kashmirs are considered the most valuable, sapphires come in every color except red. No matter the hue, this very special gem is rich in history and beloved by royals (FYI, Princess Diana and Kate Middleton share an 11-carat sapphire engagement ring), so September babies are in very noble company.

America’s version of royalty — old money and celebrities — have also shown a predilection for the blue stones. In 1940, John D. Rockefeller Jr. had Cartier mount a 62-carat sapphire he had bought from an Indian maharajah in a brooch for his first wife, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller; in 2001, the piece sold for a then-record of $3,031,000 at Christie’s New York. The grand dame of jewelry, Elizabeth Taylor had a passion for the gems that her lovers were happy to indulge. Second husband Michael Wilding gave her an engagement ring set with a cabochon sapphire, while Richard Burton famously presented her with a Bvlgari sautoir set with diamonds and sapphires, including at its center a cabochon Burmese weighing 52.72 carats. One of the star lots in the sale of Taylor’s jewels at the Christie’s New York in 2011, it sold for $5,906,500.

You don’t have to have blue blood or a bulging bank account, however, to get an eyeful of this much-coveted gem. A number of outstanding examples reside in public collections. The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History owns the 423-carat Logan sapphire, a gift from the Guggenheim family, and the Hall sapphire and diamond necklace, designed by Harry Winston and featuring 36 fine, well-matched cushion-cut Sri Lankan sapphires weighing a combined 195 carats. Also in the collection is the Bismarck sapphire necklace, designed by Cartier and sporting a central sapphire weighing 98.6 carats, which Mona Von Bismarck donated to the museum.

Sapphires are composed of corundum. Their color derives from trace elements, such as iron, titanium, chromium, copper or magnesium. When the trace element produces a ruby hue, the stone is called, what else, a ruby. (which is, as mentioned above, why sapphires cannot be red by definition).

Find an exquisite collection of vintage and antique sapphire jewelry on 1stDibs.