September Birthstone – Sapphire
Mostly thought to be blue in colour but is a form of Corundum and occurs in all colours of the rainbow, one of the hardest minerals on Earth. Sapphires form in many colours, depending upon the trace metals they contain. Red Corundum is referred to as Ruby, known to be a stone of prosperity.
Sapphire sustains life force and attracts joy and peace. Sapphire helps to open the mind to beauty and intuition. Sapphire is a stone of wisdom, with each colour containing its own unique energy vibration and information.
It is Believed by the Ancients to have been blessed by the Gods as a powerful protective stone, Sapphire has been used and treasured throughout history. There are many Biblical references to Sapphire, including that a Sapphire was one of the original stones in the breastplate of the High Priests and priestess.
It will protect your loved ones from envy and harm. Medieval clergy wore sapphires to symbolize heaven. In general, Sapphire is a stone of peace, tranquility, spiritual healing and spiritual truth. Sapphire is useful when channeling healing energies from the Angelic Realm or a higher source. This makes Sapphire an especially good stone for practitioners of Reiki and similar modalities. Sapphire helps the user stay on the Spiritual Path and is a great stone for Earth and Chakra healing.