Gardens of the Sun

Custom Green Sapphire Ring

“What is enough for you?” she asks in the tender light of the early morning sun. You see a small hummingbird flapping its wings faster than the blinking of your eyes. You smile, bittersweet, always wondering if you’re good enough to be loved. But your soul understands: Enough is always enough, no matter the amount.


  • 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
  • Most sapphires have been heated
  • September birthstone
  • A fully customized piece
  • Made to order in 6 to 8 weeks

Choose your sapphire to see a photo.



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.Your ring will be lovingly handcrafted by skilled artisans in Java, Indonesia.  

Your sapphire ring will be made to order with the green sapphire of your choice in around 6 to 8 weeksYou'll receive a photo before we ship it out. The price is for one finished ring in 18 karat eco gold.

This dream is yours to design. Over to you now.

Stone settings:

  • Classic bezel setting with gold all the way around the sapphire
  • Open bezel setting, which goes around the girdle (edges) of the sapphire, but exposes the culet (the bottom) of the stone
  • Prongs
    • 4 prongs compass, positioned North, East, South and West
    • 4 prongs in the corners
    • 5 prongs (recommended only for stones over 5 mm)
    • 6 prongs (recommended only for stones over 5 mm)

Our white gold is rhodium plated, and the rhodium plating tends to wear off the prongs. So white gold prongs need more care and maintenance. A basket setting is a type of prong setting, but with a little difference when viewed from the side or profile. The prongs will rise up from a base or 'basket' into which the gemstone is set. If you choose an irregular shaped green sapphire, we can send you sketches to see some prong placement options, and you can request to position the stone horizontal or vertical.

Band shape:

  • Half round band, flat on the inside and rounded on the outside, for a comfortable fit. Around 1.6 mm wide. Can be engraved. 
  • Round band, this band tends to spin more and is not recommend if your knuckles are wider than the part of your finger where the ring sits. Around 1.2 mm wide. No engraving possible. 

Additional small stones in the band:

  • Plain band, no additional diamonds
  • Small sparkling white Canadian diamonds (G-H color, SI clarity) - you choose how many
  • Small salt and pepper diamonds (you choose how many)

Additional stones on the side with bezel or 3-prong setting:

  • Salt and pepper diamonds around 2.5 mm
  • Purplish blue Yogo sapphires from Montana, around 2-2.5 mm
  • Soft peachy pink spinels in high quality pentagon cut. With their unusual cuts this makes for a unique three stone ring!

The final price will be automatically adjusted depending on the stones and design you choose.

We use 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.


  • GRS-02 – 0.52 ct, measures 4.9 x 4.9 x 2.9 mm, a deep blue round cut sapphire that twinkles like a lush night in the midst of nature. Set it deep in a bezel setting and a white gold band to bring a slice of the night sky wherever you go. Mined and cut in Sri Lanka.
  • GRS-03 – 0.53 ct, measures 4.9 x 4.9 x 2.7 mm, a bubbling brook blue round cut sapphire that is spring fresh all year around. A happy little stone that will remind you to take a deep breath and appreciate the moment. Mined and cut in Sri Lanka.
  • GRS-04 – 0.58 ct, measures 5.7 x 4 x 2.9 mm, an antique glass green that shimmers with lighter shades of blue, this oval cut sapphire is an optimistic old soul that lived through humanity's greatest triumphs, and believes we are all destined for more. Mined and cut in Sri Lanka.
  • GRS-05 – 0.55 ct, measures 5.1 x 5.1 x 3.0 mm, a slice of nature is preserved forever in this dreamy pale green round cut sapphire. Pair it with some salt and pepper diamonds and set it in a rose gold band for a stand out piece that will get people talking. Mined and cut in Sri Lanka.
  • GRS-06 – 0.59 ct, measures 4.6 x 4.6 x 3.1 mm, a lush green cushion cut stunner of a sapphire. A forest dryad here to greet you. Pair it with Yogo sapphires in a rose gold band for a play of colors that will make your fingers want to dance. Cut in Bangkok under supervision of Jeffery Davies. 
  • GRS-07 – 0.57 ct, measures 5.5 x 4.1 x 3.4 mm, a precision oval cut untreated sapphire from Tanzania, cut by @thebeardedgemcutter. A heartbreakingly lovely piece of captures magic, longing for a partner in life. Pair it with a gold band for some instant enchantment.
  • GRS-08 – 0.79 ct, measures 8.5 x 4.3 x 3.2 mm, flashes of a tree transitioning to autumn, this marquise cut sapphire glints and glimmers with greens and gold. Pair it with a yellow gold band for gold that will stay forever. Mined in Tanzania’s Umba valley, then heated. Cut by @thebeardedgemcutter. 
  • GRS-09 – 0.82 ct, measures 5.34 x 5.34 x 3.78 mm, a round cut untreated sapphire that toes the lines between green and yellow. Dancing in between in playful twirls. Bring out its warmer tones and shine a spotlight on this entrancing performer with a yellow gold band. Mined in the Songea region in Tanzania. 
  • GRS-10 – 1.03 ct, measures 6.9 x 5.2 x 3.3 mm, an inquisitive glass colored oval cut sapphire. Mined and cut in Sri Lanka. A splash of pepper can be found nestled in one of its curves. Encourage it to embrace its chic side with salt and pepper diamonds and a white gold band.  

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