September Birthstone

What is the Birthstone for September?

Giving a piece of jewelry containing a birthstone gem will bring the wearer with good luck and protection. Monthly birthstones symbolize the month of birth according to the Gregorian Calendar. What is the Birth stone for September? The following old poem provides the answer! And this page provides some information about the meaning of the September gem stone, the color, symbolism and significance of this lovely birth stone:

sapphire birth stone

 

September Birthstone poem - the Sapphire
"A maiden born when autumn leaves
Are rustling in September's breeze,
A Sapphire on her brow should bind;
To bring her joy and peace of mind."

September Birthstone - Properties of the Sapphire
For those who were born in the month of September the Sapphire is the traditional birthstone. The September birthstone poem reflects some of the properties with which the Sapphire is associated - truth, sincerity and constancy. The Traditional Metaphysical Properties for the September Birthstone Sapphire are clairvoyance, insight and interpretation. The healing properties of the September birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to lowering fevers and inflammation, hearing problems, cancer and burns. The Sapphire is also used to enhance the influences of Venus and and banish evil thoughts.

September Birthstone Zodiac Sign
The twelve Zodiac signs are an astrological version of birthstones in addition to the twelve calendar months. The September birthstone of the Sapphire is considered to be the birthstone for Virgo (The sign of the Virgin) and relate to those born between August 23 - September 22. The Zodiac sign of Virgo also responds to
Carnelian, Zircon, Sardonyx, Peridot and Agate

September Birthstone - Where are Sapphires found?
The popular September Birthstone of the Sapphire is found in the following countries:

  • Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia, Burma, Kasmir, Australia, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, China and the U.S.

September Birthstone - the Color of the Sapphire
The traditional color associated with the Sapphire is the deep blue color and was strongly favored as a popular gem in jewelry. The meaning of colors through the ages represented many aspects of life. Social, religious, biblical and Christian symbolism were all reflected in the color blue. The symbolic meaning of the color blue has a Biblical meaning symbolizing heavenly grace. Sapphires can be found in a variety of colors, not just different shades of blue, these include yellow, pink and white. Sapphires with colors other than blue are generally referred to as fancy sapphires. The distinctive blue of the sapphire is due to minute amounts of oxide of iron and titanium in the stone.

Definition of the Sapphire, the September Birthstone
Definition of Sapphire, the September birth stone: The word Sapphire is derived from the Greek word "sappheiros" which means "precious stone". Sapphires are the blue transparent variety of corundum, highly prized as a gem. The Sapphire is a member of the Corundum (aluminum oxide) family. Crystal structure of the Sapphire, the September birthstone, is hexagonal (trigonal), dipyramidal. One of the four precious gemstones. The other three are diamonds, rubies, and emeralds.

September Birth stone - the History of the Sapphire
For those who were born in the month of September the Sapphire is the traditional birthstone. The history, myths, legends and folklore surrounding the magical properties of different birthstones have been handed down through the ages and from different civilisations. This subject has been documented separately in the History of Birthstones section which can be accessed by the link at the top of the page.

September Gemstone poem - the Sapphire
"A maiden born when autumn leaves
Are rustling in September's breeze,
A Sapphire on her brow should bind;
To bring her joy and peace of mind."

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Birthstones & Jewelry Insurance
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September Birthstone

September Birthstone

  • What is the birthstone for September? Sapphire

  • Color meaning, symbolism and significance of the September birthstone

  • September Birth stone - Properties of the Sapphire

  • Definition of the Sapphire, the September Birth stone

  • September Birth stone Zodiac Sign

  • September Birth stone - Where are Sapphires found?

  • Colors - Information about the color of the September gemstone

  • September Birth stone poem

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