Birthstone Series: Sparkling September Sapphires
The blue sapphire is one of the most sought after gemstones, being associated with royalty and having many significant meanings. This beautiful stone has been said to help the wearers mentally, by helping to release tension and depressive thoughts.
The sapphire gemstone was always favoured by royalty, as it symbolised purity and wisdom. In ancient Greece and Rome, it was believed that sapphires protected their owners from harm and envy, while the ancient Persians believed that the earth rested on a giant sapphire that made the sky blue.
Blue Sapphire is iconically known for being the centre feature of Princess Diana's 12 carat engagement ring. The vibrant blue sapphire gemstone was said to be chosen by the princess to remember her own mother and was the same colour as her eyes. Loved by many, this famous sapphire and diamond engagement ring is still a very popular choice today and has been replicated by many.
Photo: The Telegraph 2021
This regal blue gemstone with its mind healing properties, is also said to allow the wearer to see truth and helps them to focus. This gemstone is thought to inspire new ideas and draw on one's own knowledge.
This gemstone is also believed to represent trust and loyalty, which are said to be the most important aspects for a long lasting relationship. Due to its deep blue colour, it is used to symbolise the deep love that you might have for someone and is known as a popular gift for a 45th Wedding Anniversary. For centuries sapphires have been a symbol of beauty and inner peace, what better way to represent four and a half decades together.
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