September Birthstone

Septembers birthstone, sapphire, has traditionally represented sincerity, truth, faithfulness and nobility. Sapphires are famous for adoring royalty. The Greek and Romans believed that the blue sapphires protected the owners from harm and envy.

No one knows why sapphires are Septembers birthstone however it has been long cherished. The name Sapphire comes from the Greek word sappheiros referring to the stones blue color. Sapphire can be almost any color except red from vanadium, those are rubies.

In ancient Greece the stone was associated with the God Zeus, God of the sky and some believed it could help them see into the future.