Happy September Birthday! – September Birthstone

The Sapphire is the September Birthstone!

The sapphire is a well known gem, often recognized most easily in blue.

A variety of corundum, sapphires can occur in every color including red, otherwise known as a Ruby.

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Sapphires are Corundum – Rubies are red sapphires!

– “Sapphire” is Greek for blue.

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– Represents honestly, loyalty and purity and are thus popular engagement ring side stones

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– The most coveted Sapphire is the Padparadscha, a salmon colored Sapphire in tones ranging from orange to red.
– Sapphires are commonly treated
– Some sapphires have “asterism” and emit star like light reflections. These are Star Sapphires

GIA Natural No Heat Star Sapphire Diamond Ring

GIA Natural No Heat Star Sapphire Diamond Ring

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