September's Birthstone | Sapphire
What is the birthstone for September?
One of the rarest gemstones in the world and representing wisdom, loyalty and nobility, sapphire is the birthstone for September.
Most known in its striking blue form, sapphires also come in purple, yellow, pink and even green – but it’s the royal shade of blue that is favoured by many.
A relative of July’s birthstone, the ruby, sapphires are a form of the mineral corundum. Red corundum is called ruby, whilst all other forms are sapphires.
Did you know? One of the most famous sapphires sits on the Imperial State Crown, worn by Queen Victoria 1838 and residing in the British Crown Jewels in the Tower of London.
What is the birthstone for Virgo?
The birthstone for Virgo is sapphire. Strong and resilient, the sapphire will protect the wearer and represents intense inner strength.
Sapphires make stunning engagement rings. Just ask Kate Middleton, who's beautiful sapphire engagement ring was originally Princess Diana's. Read more about Kate’s engagement ring here.
We love how the rich blue tones are complemented by the glittering clear diamonds, creating a head-turning finish. This 18ct White Gold Sapphire Diamond Three Stone Ring is incredibly beautiful, showcasing an emerald cut sapphire nestled in between two round brilliant diamonds.
Sapphire jewellery is also breathtaking, making a wow-worthy addition to any jewellery box, September birthday or not. These 18ct White Gold Diamond Sapphire Halo Stud Earrings and 18ct White Gold Sapphire Diamond Halo Pendant are truly timeless pieces, sparkling with breathtaking blue beauty and accented with stunning diamonds.
Do you know your birthstone? Read our Guide To Birthstone Jewellery to find out the science, history and meaning behind each gemstone.