Best nail colors for a sapphire engagement ring?

posted 3 years ago in Engagement
  • poll: Nail Color Options
    Nude/Nude Pink : (24 votes)
    73 %
    Light Purple : (1 votes)
    3 %
    Red/Dark Red : (8 votes)
    24 %
  • Post # 2
    773 posts
    Busy bee

    I have a sapphire ring as well but I don’t ever get my nails done so sorry I’m of no help but I’m just commenting to say SUCH A GORGEOUS RING!!!! The sapphire color is to die for!!!! I love my sapphire and I know you won’t regret it🤣

    Post # 4
    3323 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: City, State

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    jewels390 :  any colour you like. I don’t think you should let your ring determine what colour you wear. 

    Having said that I do think red nails always look nice. 

    Post # 5
    773 posts
    Busy bee

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    jewels390 :  yes it is! Thank you! Please show us a zoomed in photo once the size is correct. Again, your sapphire is just to die for!!!

    Post # 7
    2771 posts
    Sugar bee

    I also have a sapphire e ring.  I usually go red but for the wedding I did one of Essie’s pale neutrals.

    Post # 8
    3008 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2017

    I absolutely love dark colours with my sapphire e-ring, I wore dark red for both the proposal (unknowingly) and on my wedding day!

    Post # 9
    6794 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2016

    I have a sapphire, though in a lighter, periwinkle shade of blue. I love nude colors like essie’s ballet slipper or dance class (depending on if you’re doing gel or regular polish). I also just tried a brand called cuccio. The color was See it All in Montreal and it’s another nude gel polish.

    I also love lavenders and other purples. When my husband proposed, I’d just gotten my nails done in a lavender shade and it looked really good with my skin tone and ring.

    I do reds also sometimes but I’d say for your engagement, you might want to go with a lighter color that allows your ring to stand out. Once you’ve got it, then it’s easier to hold a color up to see how it goes with your skin and ring. I know a lot of people don’t concern themselves with whether or not their nail polish matches their ring but I really like when my hands have an all over cohesive look.

    Post # 10
    251 posts
    Helper bee

    Woohoo, what an exciting time for you 🙂 

    I have a sapphire ring, and have been doing lots of experimenting with nail colours lately. 
    I never really did my nails before getting engaged but now I am obsessed. 

    Overall, I have to say the colours that look best are those that compliment my skin tone rather than trying to match the stone. I have been loving pinks and nudes, but I am excited to try more dark colours in autumn. 
    I also tried bright coral and hot pink and they looked great, as did a deep shimmery burgundy/wine.
    A pale lilac-pink didn’t suit my skin so I felt it drew attention away and looked a bit jarring.  

    I got some great suggestions on this thread… and might update it soon with my own experiments!

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