Considering a romantic holiday proposal this winter?  A colored gemstone engagement ring may be a great option for someone looking for something different, and these stones often make affordable alternatives to diamonds. Day's can help you create the ring of your dreams by combining a mounting with a loose colored gemstone of your choice, or select a finished ring from our in-house collection. Keep a few things in mind when you're shopping for a colored gemstone engagement ring: The “wear-ability” of the stone is crucial.  Center stones that are recommended as engagement rings should have a hardness of 7.5 or higher on the Mohs scale. This includes: Sapphires or rubies. Corundum has a hardness of 9.0 and is the hardest of all colored gemstones. Sapphires are a great option as they come in a variety of colors, including blues (in various hues), blue/green, pink, purple, green, yellow, and peach/orange. ...
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