Sapphire is a stone of royalty and wisdom. The word Sapphire is derived from “saphirus” or Greek word “sapherios”. These words mean Blue. Sapphire is the birthstone of September. Sapphire has a lot of history with most religions. It is a holy stone in Christianity and ancient Persia. Some religions state that Sapphire color represents heaven. It was worn by Kings in ancient times and Persians believed that the blue color of the sky was due to the reflection of Sapphire stone. It is believed that the laws given to Moses were written on a tablet of Sapphires. Sapphire was said to preserve chastity and youth. Spiritual energy of Sapphire is very fascinating. Its blue rays can amplify learning. It is a royal stone for healing the mind and stimulates the third eye chakra which can help one look beneath the surface and learn the truth about everything. It lends the wearer strength and protects the wearer from skin diseases, poison and withholds the power to resist the effects of black magic and negative wishes against you. Its color is really unique in stones and as a fashion accessory or a talisman it is just too good to not get one for oneself.
Crystal: Sapphire. Country of origin: India. Chemical composition: Al2O3. Hardness based on Mohs scale: 9.