Birthstone Description

Sapphire, the September birthstone, has been popular since the Middle Ages and, according to folklore, will protect your loved ones from envy and harm. Medieval clergy wore sapphires to symbolize heaven, while commoners thought the gem attracted heavenly blessings.

Blue sapphires range from very light to very dark green-blue or violet-blue, as well as various shades of pure blue. The most prized colors are a medium to medium dark blue or slightly violet-blue.

Rated:  “Excellent” for everyday wear very durable.

Care: Clean with soap and water & soft cloth, avoid chemicals

Species: Corundum

Hardness: 9