Carats

The stone weight of the sapphires within the earrings are measured in carats.  The larger the carats the more expensive the sapphire earrings, assuming the quality of the stones are similar.

 

Below are the most common sapphire earrings carat weights:

.24 CT and under Sapphire Earrings

These are the smallest carat weight and least expensive

.25 to .32 CT Sapphire Earrings

Sapphire earrings of this carat weight are still fairly affordable

.33 to .49 CT Sapphire Earrings

Quality really comes into play once you get to close to .5 carat weight, as natural sapphire earrings in this range can start to get expensive

.50 to .75 CT Sapphire Earrings

Sapphire stud earrings are ideal with this carat weight

.75 to 1 CT Sapphire Earrings

Sapphire earrings in this carat weight often are more expensive than diamond earrings of similar carat weight

1 CT or greater Sapphire Earrings

Large carat weight sapphire earrings can command very large prices

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