September Birthstone – Sapphire

What is Birthstone For September?

Sapphire is for both modern and traditional birthstone for September. Take a look at out Blue Sapphire Rings

f you were born in September your birthstone is the sapphire. Similar to a ruby, a sapphire is a variety of corundum that adorns a deep blue color. The name sapphire comes from the Latin word for “blue stone,” sapphirus

Sapphire is Gemstone that has been used for thousands of years and still it’s great and precious gemstone, Sapphire is the Blue Varity of Corundum (Red Corundum is Ruby). Sapphire is associated with Royalty and Romance and also symbol of fidelity and the soul.

Sapphire Properties & Assets :

Color: Colorless, white, gray, blue, blue-green, green, violet, purple, orange, yellow, yellow-green, brown, golden amber, peachy pink, pink, black. May show color zoning.
Crystallography: Hexagonal (trigonal). Crystals common, often barrel-shaped, prisms with flat ends, sometimes bipyramidal; also massive, granular, in rolled pebbles.
Hardness: 9

From Where Sapphires Coming?

Kashmir, Myanmar (formerly Burma) and Sri Lanka are three historically important sources for the September birthstone. Significant quantities of the September birthstone have also been found in Australia, Thailand, Cambodia, Madagascar and the United States (Montana), among other countries in Asia and Africa.


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