September Birthstone - Sapphire
Birthstones are gemstones that harmonize with calendar months or zodiac signs to help balance, enhance and support specific energies.
Colors: Blue, Violet, White, Green, Black, Yellow, Orange, Pink. Usually found in: India, Pakistan, Madagascar, Australia, USA, Cambodia, East Africa, Sri Lanka Chakras represented: Third Eye & Throat Element: Wind, Earth Sapphires are a variety of corundum, an aluminum oxide with a hardness of 9, making it a strong stone. In ancient times, Sapphires were believed to keep royalty safe from harm or envy, and the stone was thought to protect from fraud and dishonesty, terror and poverty.
Blue Sapphires are stones of mental and psychic activation, and an enhancer of insight. Blue Sapphires are also associated with Saturn, the planet of order, structure, and discipline. Sapphire is a wonderful ally for bringing ones ideas and perceptions into physical form. Yellow Sapphire is a stone of prosperity, and has long been worn by merchants in India to enhance their financial success, in addition to it being common practice to bury individuals with Sapphires on their eyes or in their mouths to enure financial stability in their next life. This stone is also great for enhancing willpower and and overcoming procrastination.
Pink Sapphires are also called "pale rubies" and are an energetically softer, more gentle type of stone. This crystal stimulates the quieter emotions of love, forgiveness, acceptance and release. Pink Sapphire also encourages vulnerability when the situation calls for it, and provides strength in opening yourself up. Pink Sapphire allows us to move beyond traumas of the past to more fully feel love for others and ourselves. Multi Colored Raw Sapphires A Sapphire affirmation: I call upon the resources of mind and spirit so that I may communicate and create with wisdom. As a Virgo born in September, I happen to love all the rainbow colors of Sapphire. Which hue is your favorite? xo,