• The Meaning and History of Sapphire

    The Meaning and History of Sapphire.  The sapphire is the birthstone for the month of September. The name sapphire is derived from the Latin word ““saphirus” and the Greek word “sapheiros,” both meaning blue. Some also believe that the name sapphire is derived from its association with the planet Saturn. Sapphire is a precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum. It …

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  • Sapphire- September’s Dazzling Birthstone

    Sapphire, the birthstone of September, is most desired in its pure, rich blue colour but is available in almost every colour including pink, yellow and green. In the Middle Ages the gem was believed to protect those close to you from harm and also represented loyalty and trust. Sapphires are among the most durable naturally …

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  • What To Look For When Purchasing Sapphire Jewellery

    Sapphires are cut from the mineral corundum and although they are almost always associated as being blue, they can actually come in a variety of natural colours including pink, purple, green, white and black. The only colour of corundum not called sapphire is red, which are rubies. Sapphires come in a broad range of quality …

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