September Birthstone Sapphire Charm set into a belcher trace Sterling Silver chain. Necklace bears 925 silver hallmark. Supplied in our jewellery presentation box.
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.