September Birthstone Sapphire Charm set into a belcher trace Sterling Silver chain. Necklace bears 925 silver hallmark. Supplied in our jewellery presentation box.
Sapphire September Birthstone Symbolism
The September birthstone historically symbolised sincerity, truth, faithfulness and nobility. For many centuries, sapphire has adorned royalty and the robes of the clergy. The elite of ancient Greece and Rome believed that blue sapphires protected their owners from harm and envy. Clerics of the Middle Ages wore sapphires because they symbolised Heaven. Ancient Persians believed the earth actually rested on a giant sapphire, which made the sky blue. The September birthstone was reputed to have healing powers as well. Medieval Europeans believed that sapphire cured plague boils and diseases of the eye. Sapphire was also thought to be an antidote to poison.
The sapphire gemstone is associated with many different symbols across different cultures. In the Western world, it is often seen as a symbol of truth and loyalty. It is also seen as a symbol of protection, especially against envy and harm. In India, sapphires are seen as a symbol of love and devotion, and are often given as gifts to loved ones. Additionally, in some parts of Asia, sapphires are seen as symbols of wisdom and knowledge.
Sapphire gemstones have been used for centuries in jewellery, because of their beauty and symbolism. Sapphires represent truth, sincerity, and faithfulness, making them a popular choice for engagement and wedding rings. They are also said to bring peace and happiness to the wearer. Sapphires are usually blue, but they can also be pink, yellow, or white.
- Pendant Height: 8 mm
- Pendant width: 5 mm
- Materials: Sterling Silver
- Presentation: Jewellery Box