Sapphire comes from Greek Sapphirus, meaning Blue. However, it exists in a myriad of colors including pink, lavender, and orange too. Historically, it was worn by royalty for wisdom and by priests for purity. It is considered a symbol of loyalty, faithfulness, and trust. Associated with physical and emotional balance, the stone also embodies qualities such as sincerity, constancy, and trust. It is an excellent gift for a wedding due to it's serene color and the properties associated with it.
Sapphire is the Birthstone of SeptemberIt is almost as as hard as diamond and rates a 9.0 on Mohs Scale.Like Ruby, it is also a variety of the mineral Corundum.It is mined in Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Madagascar, Tanzania, Australia, and the U.S.