Sapphire, one of the most coveted gemstones of all times; surrounded by lore and legend is the birthstone for those born in the month of September. This beautiful blue- hued stone has been used in various types of adornment since ancient times and symbolizes wisdom, power and faith. This gemstone is also associated with the star sign of Virgo.
The September birthstone has been believed to protect the wearer from envy and harm and attracts blessings from heaven. Sapphire, with its stunning blue shades, is a symbol heaven and considered to indicate the purity of the soul. This gem signifies truth, faithfulness and sincerity, and was worn by priests during the Middle Ages as a talisman against impure thoughts and temptation. Sapphire is thought to boost intuition and clairvoyance and promote good health. Incorporated in royal ornaments, it symbolized a pure and wise reign. This gem gives a sense of inner peace and develops a positive attitude in the wearer.