Sapphire - The Birthstone of September

Sapphire - The Birthstone of September

The birthstone for people born in September and the gemstone related to Ruby. Sapphire and Ruby, both are corundum minerals. The only difference is that Ruby is red corundum and other colors of corundum are Sapphire. It has a trigonal crystal-like structure and composed of aluminum oxide. Typically the stone color comes in blue but can also be in different colors such as colorless, gray, pale pink, yellow, green, violet, orange and brown.

Its name, Sapphire had been derived from 3 languages; French (saphir), Latin (sapphirs) and Greek (sappherios). All of these words from different languages have the same meaning which is blue stone.

If you are a person afraid of mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional attacks, sapphire is the best gemstone for you as it contains protective crystals that can be an advantage for you. Sapphire had been said to prevent the owner from keeping secrets and thus it allows others to see your true personality or character. The gem can see through the mask a person is wearing reveals the real person behind the mask.

Sapphire also had been said to help make a connection to your higher self. This can bring peace, help clear your mind, help you lead other people, give you good memory, provide strong motivation, and help build a disciplined character.

Lastly, sapphire can also help health problems as it can help in purifying and detoxifying the body. It can also assist people who are experiencing eye issues, ear problems, thyroid and those who are having sleeping problems like insomnia, sleep apnea and so on.