About Ethical Australian Sapphires

Betteridge Sapphires

Crafted by nature over millions of years, Australian sapphires are renowned for their exceptional clarity and durability, making them ideal for heirloom-quality jewelry pieces. With a commitment to excellence, Betteridge Sapphires ensures that every gemstone embodies the highest standards of craftsmanship and integrity. 

Australian sapphires come in a breathtaking array of colours, ranging from deep blues, vibrant greens, striking yellows, parti-colours and even rare padparadscha hues, making them sought after by collectors and jewellery designers worldwide.

Due to the rarity of Australian Sapphires, we may spend weeks digging without uncovering any facet-grade rough Sapphire. Occasionally, luck favors us, and we find a few gems in one batch.

Our dedication to ethical mining practices ensures that only hand tools are used in the extraction of sapphires, minimizing environmental impact.

Australia is renowned as one of the world's leading producers of high-quality sapphires. With a rich mining history dating back to the late 19th century, Australian sapphires have earned a well-deserved reputation for their exceptional clarity, brilliance, and durability.

Australian sapphires are highly versatile gemstones used in a wide range of jewellery pieces, from classic engagement rings to modern statement earrings and everything in between. Their durability and beauty make them an ideal choice for both everyday wear and special occasions.

Explore our stunning range of Australian Sapphires here!

Rough Australian Sapphire

Our largest find is a massive 834ct