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Custom Borneo Sapphire Ring

Mornings were made to be tender just for you, just so you could feel your heart burst with infinite joy, every time you wake up. How can you not feel your own glory when all these wondrous, banal events in the day – they were made just for you.

Details

  • 18 karat yellow, rose or white gold
  • Our signature ethical gold: mercury-free and mined by indigenous women who are paid more than the international gold price
  • Ethically sourced sapphire from Borneo, Indonesia - September birthstone
  • A fully customized piece
  • Made to order in 8 to 12 weeks

We've now sorted the sapphires by color. You can find all sapphires for custom rings here

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Let us help you design and build an ethical sapphire ring for the woman of your dreams. If you are reading this, it probably means that it's important to both of you that the symbol of love and commitment she carries for the rest of her life has been ethically made and sourced.

Choose your favourite sapphire

All of the rough sapphires from Borneo are alluvial and obtained through placer mining. She'll be happy to know where each stone has been mined and cut, and that the ring was lovingly crafted by hand by skilled artisans in Java. 

Our signature ethical gold

We use 18 karat eco-gold, which is mined and processed with traditional, mercury-free low-impact practices by indigenous Dayak women in Central Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, who receive fair pay. Our 18 karat white gold is alloyed with palladium. This white gold has a warm gray color. If you prefer that white metal look, we recommend adding rhodium plating for $50.

We're making this for you, from scratch

Your Borneo sapphire ring will bemade to order with the sapphire of your choice inaround 8 to 12 weeksYou'll receive a photo before we ship it out. The price is for one finished ring in 18 karat eco gold.

Since your ring will be made especially for you, we don’t accept returns on custom orders.

Need some more help?

Want some guidance on the design, or a mock-up before taking the plunge? Our customer happiness team is pretty awesome! Email them or use the chat box. 

Sapphires

  • BBS01 - 0.41 ct, Measures 4.4 x 4.4 x 2.8 mm, a waterfall of splashes down the middle of this mossy round sapphire. Pair it with Yogo sapphires to bring out its cooler tones.
  • BBS02 - 0.75 ct, Measures 5.3 x 5.3 x 3.8 mm, a happy patch of leaves, this round sapphire boasts multiple shades of green. Bind it in an open bezel setting in yellow gold for the warmest summer glow. 
  • BBS03 - 0.91 ct, Measures 6.4 x 4.7 x 3.3 mm, stoic and stony, with silky shades running through like granite. Wrap it tightly in a white gold setting for the ultimate rock solid statement.
  • BBS04 - 0.79 ct, Measures 6.2 x 5.4 x 2.6 mm, a cat's eye flashing in the dark, a dark blue shot through with electricity down the middle. Pair it with Yogo sapphires and pair it with an open bezel rose gold band for the purr-fect ring.
  • BBS05 - 0.37 ct, Measures 4.2 x 4.2 x 2.9 mm, the softest peach tints this round sapphire, with a tiny flash of peppery inclusions on one side. Bring out its sweet, romantic tones with a warm rose gold band.
  • BBS06 - 0.45 ct, Measures 5.1 x 3.6 x 2.8 mm, the lightest purple sweeps through this sapphire. Lightly included with white streaks and tiny black dots, this saphire captures that spring breeze that carries so much promise.
  • BBS07 - 0.74 ct, Measures 5.5 x 5.5 x 3.4 mm, dandelions blown by the wind, this round sapphire holds within it the prettiest white pappus. Tinted a warm violet in the middle, pair this with Yogo sapphires and a white gold band.
  • BBS08 - 0.83 ct, Measures 5.9 x 5.1 x 3.1 mm, the first rosy bloom that bring color to your garden, this sweet pink sapphire is full of hope and wishful daydreams. Perfect for a longing soul that appreciates curling up with a mug of hot tea.
  • BBS09 - 0.85 ct, Measures 7 x 4.7 x 2.4 mm, an oval sapphire with a light sprinkling of white inclusions. A class act that knows how to command crowds. Pair it with a yellow gold band to bring out its sassy side.
  • BBS10 - 0.60 ct, Measures 6 x 4.3 x 2.5 mm, a light aethyst colored oval sapphire, with inclusions that mimic bubbles floating to the surface. A happy soul that thrives in crowds. Give it Yogo sapphire companions and enjoy its outgoing nature.
  • BBS11 - 0.43 ct, Measures 4.3 x 3.9 x 2.9 mm, a lush pink that leans on red, this sapphire is passion personified. Bold and boisterous, wrap it tight with a yellow gold band and be ready to roar like the lioness that you are. Cut by Scott Maier in Vermont, USA. 
  • BBS12 - 0.30 ct, Measures 4.9 x 3.2 x 2.2 mm, pretty in pink, this irregular cut sapphire is flirtatiously fun. Wrap it in a white gold band and pair it with some funky salt and pepper diamonds. Cut by Scott Maier in Vermont, USA. 
  • BBS13 - 0.39 ct, Measures 4.3 x 3.2 x 2.2 mm, straight out of a painting from a modern art gallery, artistic swathes of blues, pinks and white run through this round sapphire. Celebrate its carefree nature with a yellow gold band. Cut by Scott Maier in Vermont, USA. 
  • BBS14 - 0.54 ct, Measures 6.7 x 4 x 2.5 mm, a sweet lavender child, this irregular cut sapphire is full of whimsical tales of other worlds. Cocoon it in a white gold band and nestle down to listen to its stories. Cut by Scott Maier in Vermont, USA.
  • BBS15 - 0.57 ct, Measures 6.3 x 3.8 x 2.7 mm, an elegant croisé devant between shades of purple, poised and perfectly balanced. This sapphire has secrets nestled in each of its movement. Pair it with an open bezel to enjoy all of its twinkles. Cut by Scott Maier in Vermont, USA.
  • BBS16 - 0.70 ct, Measures 6.4 x 4.1 x 3.4 mm, an icy shard of sapphire that never shies away from the truth. Lightly tinted in blue, a solemn soul who nevertheless knows how to smile softly. Cut by Scott Maier in Vermont, USA.
  • BBS17 - 0.74 ct, Measures 6.5 x 5 x 2.7 mm, that first glimpse of blue during a slow, sensuous morning. This sapphire is a languid awakening, full of relaxed charms and sweet nothings. Pair it with the soft light of a yellow gold band. Cut by Scott Maier in Vermont, USA.

These sapphires are sourced ethically from Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. Traceable and responsible sourcing is a vital part of creating lasting positive impact in affected communities and in reducing environmental damage. Our Borneo sapphires are part of Gardens of the Sun's journey beyond jewelry to source ethical and sustainable raw material to create guilt-free jewelry.

Customer Reviews

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Samantha M. (Ohio, United States)
The most unique wedding set

I dreamed of owning a hexagon diamond ring by Gardens of the Sun, years before my proposal. When it became my time to design my custom set, the team could not have been more helpful in creating a unique piece of wearable art. Maharani suggested a silver wedding band with blue sapphires to compliment my hexagon salt & pepper diamond ring set in gold - and while I had not originally envisioned my gold ring with a silver band, I was truly blown away by the end result! The rings just fit together so perfectly, and compliment each other in the most gorgeous way. I get compliments daily on how beautiful my ring set is! I've never seen another set quite like mine, and I love it even more knowing that it was designed specifically for me. Thank you to the Gardens of the Sun team for creating such a magical, dreamy set of jewelry that I will cherish for a lifetime!!

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Ivor C.
Two rings, a story, and a lot of heart.

Like every good love story, we wanted our wedding and engagement rings to be unique and true to the love that inspired them. That's a lot to ask of jewelry, and I truly believe that Gardens of the Sun is the only company that could live up to that lofty vision. Friends and family are sick to death of us talking about our rings, but every time I look at my finger I smile, and what kind of value can you place on that? The entire experience was a delight. Thank you GOTS team. We love your impeccable work!

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Bec B. (Tennessee, United States)
20 times and counting!

I have been thrilled again! I have bought no less than 20 times from GOTS, and seriously never been disappointed. I've ordered several custom rings and they have been amazing at bringing my dreams to life.
Now we can't believe in that many orders (probably 50 items!) That everything has been perfect? Once, and only once, did I describ my custom ring in an unclear way. For that, I am so thankful that GOTS send a preview photo for your approval before shipping! I saw the photo and realized I explained my concept in a confusing way. After I clarified my dreams (with a drawing) they actually took the ring apart and reset it in the way I had really hoped! Thank you a million times over! For caring about my desires, your quality, your staff, and the planet. I will purchase another 50x without a hesitation!

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Vanessa A. (British Columbia, Canada)
My Unique Wedding Ring

I love my custom sapphire ring! The customer service team was very communicative and helpful during the whole process and sent updates along the way. The ring is perfect, very beautiful, very "me" and I love how it turned out. Thank you for my amazing ring, I can't stop staring at it!