Sapphire is the gem recognised as the birthstone associated with the month of September. Often thought of as a blue coloured gemstone, Sapphires can also come in many different colours and shades including white, yellow, pink, green and orange through to the blues, ranging from pale blue to almost black. It’s a popular gem found in gold and silver pendants, rings, earrings, including traditional and modern designs. The range of colours that sapphires can come in, can be used to create a rainbow of gem colour. when set into jewellery.
Folklore suggests that ‘sapphire symbolizes the tranquility of the heavens, bestowing peace and amiability upon the wearer, and suppressing wicked and impure thoughts’.