Sapphire Solitaire Necklaces

Sapphires come in an almost complete rainbow of colors except red. Part of the Corundum mineral family, and thus a relative of the ruby, the sapphire gets its name from the Greek “sappheiros,” which translates to “blue stone.” At the time, this name might have referred to lapis lazuli, the brilliant blue stone more prevalent in the ancient world. The rich blue of the sapphire, however, easily rivals that of any lapis, so its adoption of the name is appropriate.

For centuries the sapphire has been a stone of royalty, its rich coloring a reflection of wealth, status, and even heavenly beauty. Ancient Romans, for example, wore sapphires to both reflect their affluence but also to ward off ill will, as they believed the stones worked as a talisman.

By the Medieval age, clergymen incorporated the sapphire into their elegant vestments, as they saw its brilliant blue as a symbol of the wonders of Heaven. As time progressed the sapphire only escalated in popularity, and sapphire solitaire pendants and necklaces continue to be central pieces of one’s jewelry collection today.


Quick Facts

  • Sapphires are the official gemstone of the 5th (and 45th) wedding anniversary
  • The late Princess Diana’s elegant engagement ring featured a striking 12-carat Ceylon sapphire. The sapphire was enveloped in solitaire diamonds and was a showcase piece for the jewelry designer Garrard
  • The world’s largest carved sapphire is the Millennium Sapphire. Weighing 27 pounds and totaling 61,500 carats, the gem became a means of artistic inspiration and a tribute to humankind’s accomplishments in the last millennium

Recommended Items at Auction

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14K Rose Gold, Pink Sapphire and Diamond, Halo Drop Pendant
Oct 23, 7:00 PM AEST
14K Rose Gold, Pink Sapphire and Diamond, Halo Drop Pendant
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD375- AUD500
AUD2506 Bids
14K Yellow Gold, Green Sapphire and Diamond, Floral Design Pendant
Oct 19, 7:00 PM AEST
14K Yellow Gold, Green Sapphire and Diamond, Floral Design Pendant
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD487- AUD650
AUD3005 Bids
14K YELLOW GOLD SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT
Oct 17, 11:00 AM EDT
14K YELLOW GOLD SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT
by Confiscated Assets Auctioneers
Est: $2,000- $2,400
$1104 Bids
CERTIFIED 14K GOLD RAINBOW SAPPHIRE NECKLACE
Oct 17, 11:00 AM EDT
CERTIFIED 14K GOLD RAINBOW SAPPHIRE NECKLACE
by Confiscated Assets Auctioneers
Est: $13,000- $14,200
$6504 Bids
14K YELLOW GOLD SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND CHEVRON NECKLACE
Oct 17, 11:00 AM EDT
14K YELLOW GOLD SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND CHEVRON NECKLACE
by Confiscated Assets Auctioneers
Est: $4,000- $4,500
$702 Bids
A multi-hued sapphire and eighteen karat gold necklace
Oct 17, 9:30 AM PDT
A multi-hued sapphire and eighteen karat gold necklace
by Clars Auction Gallery
Est: $1,200- $1,800
$6002 Bids
14K Yellow Gold, Sapphire and Diamond, Vintage Style Halo Pendant
Oct 19, 7:00 PM AEST
14K Yellow Gold, Sapphire and Diamond, Vintage Style Halo Pendant
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD337- AUD450
AUD1002 Bids
Cartier, Platinum and sapphire pendant
Oct 20, 11:00 AM EDT
Cartier, Platinum and sapphire pendant
by Rago Arts and Auction Center
Est: $2,800- $3,200
$2,0001 Bid
14k White Gold 33.56ct Sapphire 1.70ct Diamond Necklace
Oct 17, 5:00 AM PDT
14k White Gold 33.56ct Sapphire 1.70ct Diamond Necklace
by Riverside Galleries, Inc
Est: $9,013- $13,255
$501 Bid
A sapphire and eighteen karat gold necklace
Oct 17, 9:30 AM PDT
A sapphire and eighteen karat gold necklace
by Clars Auction Gallery
Est: $400- $600
$2001 Bid
A sapphire and fourteen karat gold pendant necklace
Oct 17, 9:30 AM PDT
A sapphire and fourteen karat gold pendant necklace
by Clars Auction Gallery
Est: $400- $600
$2001 Bid
14K Yellow Gold, Pink Sapphire and Diamond, Drop Pendant
Oct 20, 7:00 PM AEST
14K Yellow Gold, Pink Sapphire and Diamond, Drop Pendant
by Jewellery Auctions Unlimited
Est: AUD375- AUD500
AUD501 Bid
A SILVER SAPPHIRE SET PLIQUE EMERALD BUTTERFLY NECKLACE
Oct 21, 10:30 AM BST
A SILVER SAPPHIRE SET PLIQUE EMERALD BUTTERFLY NECKLACE
by John Nicholsons Fine Art Auctioneer & Valuer
Est: £80- £100
£701 Bid
COLORED SAPPHIRE AND GOLD PENDANT & EARRINGS
Oct 26, 6:00 PM PDT
COLORED SAPPHIRE AND GOLD PENDANT & EARRINGS
by O'Gallerie
Est: $600- $900
$3001 Bid
Estate 14K Yellow Gold Pendant with Sapphire
Nov 07, 10:00 AM EDT
Estate 14K Yellow Gold Pendant with Sapphire
by Paul Arsenault Auctioneers
Est: $0- $0
$51 Bid
GOLD, SAPPHIRE & DIAMOND NECKLACE
Nov 14, 11:00 AM EST
GOLD, SAPPHIRE & DIAMOND NECKLACE
by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
Est: $500- $700
$2501 Bid
14K White Gold Sapphire & Diamond Necklace
Oct 19, 5:00 AM PDT
14K White Gold Sapphire & Diamond Necklace
by Riverside Galleries, Inc
Est: $6,877- $9,881
$501 Bid
14K White Gold Setting with 35.86ct Sapphire and 8.46ct Diamond Necklace
Oct 17, 5:00 AM PDT
14K White Gold Setting with 35.86ct Sapphire and 8.46ct Diamond Necklace
by Riverside Galleries, Inc
Est: $29,986- $42,258
$501 Bid
An early 20th century pink sapphire, diamond and peridot pendant, circa 1910
Oct 22, 11:00 AM BST
An early 20th century pink sapphire, diamond and peridot pendant, circa 1910
by Lyon & Turnbull
Est: £1,500- £2,000
£7500 Bids
NECKLACE
Oct 20, 10:00 AM CEST
NECKLACE
by International Art Sale Italy
Est: €900- €1,300
€4500 Bids
NECKLACE
Oct 20, 10:00 AM CEST
NECKLACE
by International Art Sale Italy
Est: €800- €1,000
€4000 Bids
NECKLACE
Oct 20, 10:00 AM CEST
NECKLACE
by International Art Sale Italy
Est: €1,000- €1,600
€5000 Bids
NECKLACE
Oct 20, 10:00 AM CEST
NECKLACE
by International Art Sale Italy
Est: €2,700- €3,200
€3,0000 Bids

Sellers Who Sell Sapphire Solitaire Necklaces


Riverside Galleries, Inc

Riverside Galleries, Inc

Estate Jewelry Auctioneers

Estate Jewelry Auctioneers

Papps Family Liquidation.com

Papps Family Liquidation.com

Historia Auktionshaus

Historia Auktionshaus