Many beleive that the gemstone Sapphire derived it's name from the Greek word 'Sapphirus' which means blue.  Reflecting the brilliant blue hue of the sky it was prized by Kings and is still considered a gemstone of Royalty.  

Properties: Sapphire is regarded as a natural balancer, bringing calmness and tranquility to the wearer.  

Origin: Eastern Australia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, Madagascar, East Africa.

Birthstone: Sapphire is the birthstone for September

Wedding Anniversary: Gemstone for the 45th and 65th Wedding Anniversaries