Did you know?
A. Untreated sapphires make up less than 1% of gems available on the market.
B. Sapphires and Rubies are the same gemstone
C. Sapphire is the second hardest natural mineral after diamond to be used in jewelry making.
D. Sapphires come in almost any color imaginable and best of which is colorless (White)
Sapphire the Real_Diamond Alternative
Who are we?
OgilvieGems (Pty) Ltd, South Africa's premier hand crafter of fine jewelry, founded Sapphire South Africa based on the need for a more affordable range of colorless long lasting durable diamond alternatives. Although Sapphire is known for its exceptional color variation, the greatest need in South Africa was durable affordable Engagement Rings that stood the test of time!
By simply choosing the perfect size, shape, and cut of your sapphire, pairing it with your desired design, you will see your dream become a reality.
Why choose us?
As one of the “big four” Gems (diamond, rubies, emeralds and sapphire), Sapphire and Diamond are the only “durable” gems that come in a colorless variety making sapphire the ideal diamond alternative. Oh and did we mention sapphire comes in at a fraction of the cost.
Diamond vs Sapphire?
Are diamonds or sapphires better?
Which one is best for you?
What are the differences and why should you care?