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