Sapphire is the birthstone for September. Sapphire, with its Mohs hardness of 9, second only to diamond, is one of the most valuable and wearable of all gemstones. Famed for its brilliance and rich blue color, sapphire actually occurs in a wide range of colors, including pink, yellow and green. Sapphire is every color of corundum except for red, which is ruby. The name corundum comes from the ancient Sanskrit "kuruvindam", while the name "sapphire" comes from the Persian word "safir". Sapphires are seen as the guardians of love. When given as a gift they enhance love and attune the spirits. Also, sapphires have been used to banish envy and jealousy as well as promote fidelity in marriage. From this page, you can use our filters at the top or on the left-hand side to find sapphire gems by color, shape, cut and so on.
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