Best place to buy an emerald or sapphire ring?

posted 4 years ago in Rings
Post # 4
1460 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

How much are you looking to spend?

Post # 5
2602 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2007

Pixel8:   If your looking for sterling silver, check out shantastic jewelry on Etsy

Also, moissaniteco is now carrying nice looking lab gems.

Schubacs also sells lab created gemstones, their emeralds look amazing!

Lord of gem rings on eBay and Etsy has some nice pieces,

Chris cz has some nice stones at lower price points, you could find a nice setting on ebay and have a lovely piece for not too much $.[email protected]&second=Round

I have an emerald from him and it’s lovely, I would have preferred a more included stone, but it is very beautiful. 

Here is my ring 

Post # 7
1460 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

$1000 for the emerald is more than enough for a nice quality natural emerald. I have bought from Embassy Emeralds before, and they are really professional wtih outstanding emeralds. Check them out:

Once you find your center stone, you could look on Etsy or other places for a setting, then have a ring made with the perfect stone and perfect setting. Pricescope has an active gemstone forum, although they don’t talk about lab created or synthetic stones. They do have good lists of stone and setting retailers though, and lots of other good resources.

Go all the way to the bottom of this thread, so you can see the most recent listings.

Good luck!

Post # 9
45 posts

Pixel8:  I am buying on etsy and will get a lab sapphire because they are identical in every way to natural sapphires, except they were not mined from the earth.

Did you get a stone yet? I might consider this Moissannite Co if you had a good experience.

Post # 10
1887 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2006

Check out!

Post # 11
208 posts
Helper bee

I’d go to and talk to the people in the colored stones forums. They helped me a TON in buying my sapphire ring. Without them I would have probably ended with a gemstone with a window (nooooooo) or way over paying. They love hunting down nice stones/rings. 

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