Virgo (The sign of the Virgin) and relate to those born between August 2 - September 22.
The September birthstone poem reflects some of the properties with which the Sapphire is associated - truth, sincerity and constancy.
The traditional color associated with the Sapphire is the deep blue color and was strongly favored as a popular gem in jewelry. The meaning of colors through the ages represented many aspects of life. The symbolic meaning of the color blue has a Biblical meaning symbolizing heavenly grace. Sapphires can be found in a variety of colors, not just different shades of blue, these include yellow, pink and white. Sapphires with colors other than blue are generally referred to as fancy sapphires. The distinctive blue of the sapphire is due to minute amounts of oxide of iron and titanium in the stone.
Metaphysical Properties for the September Birthstone Sapphire:
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The healing properties of the September birthstone are:
- Effective for health problems relating to lowering fevers and inflammation, hearing problems, cancer and burns.
- The Sapphire is also used to enhance the influences of Venus and and banish evil thoughts.
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