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What is the Birthstone for September?

The birthstone for September is the sapphire. Sapphires  come in a variety of colors. You can find sapphires in colors such as yellow, purple, pink or colorless but the most valuable sapphires are a medium to deep blue. Rubies  and sapphires come from the same family of stone making them some of the strongest gemstones available. Rubies are often used in scientific and manufacturing industries because of their extreme hardness.

Significance of the September birthstone

  • Believed to protect the wearer from envy and harm
  • Makes the perfect gift for September birthdays
  • Historically, the sapphire was worn by medieval clergy to get closer to God and by royalty because of the rarity and beauty of the gemstone