Sapphire is the Birthstone for those born in the month of September. Sapphire is a variety of corundum that come in a variety of colors including shades of blue, white, pink, violet, yellow, black, and orange. The red color would be regarded as a ruby. The hardness of this hexagonal crystal system is 9. Fine Sapphires have been discovered in Australia, India, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Pakistan, East Africa, Madagascar, Afghanistan, and Cambodia.
Sapphire is regarded and cherished as a stone of Royalty as it is believed to keep Kings from danger and envy. It has also been known to protect the wearer from fraud, dishonesty, ill temper, terror, stupidity, and poverty.
Different colors correspond to different Chakras and different uses so here is a quick breakdown to assist you in choosing the best stone for yourself or others!
Blue Sapphire: Throat Chakra (5) and Third Eye (6), The elements are Earth and Wind. In Astrology blue sapphire is associated with the planet Saturn. Saturn represents discipline, order, and limitation and works well together with the energy of blue sapphire. Blue Sapphire is associated with focus, determination, and mental discipline and can help to organize ideas and goals, while fueling the determination and determination for success. When the Throat Chaka and Third Eye are working together, one can communicate with wisdom and clarity, Intuition backed by determination and organization can produce great things. Blue Sapphire can open up access to higher learning, intuition, and higher intelligence. Blue Sapphire can be combined with Azurite, Blue Scapolite, Iolite, Lapis Lazuli, and and Lazulite to increase psychic, mental, and intuitive abilities. It can be mixed with Rose Quartz, Peridot, and other heart stones to increase loyalty and fidelity in romantic relationships. On a physical level, blue sapphire can be used to relieve headaches, vertigo, inner ear issues, and eye issues.
Yellow Sapphire: Solar Plexus (3), The element is Fire. In Astrology yellow sapphire is associated with the planet Jupiter. Jupiter represents with energy of abundance and expansion. Yellow Sapphire is known as the Prosperity Stone. The third Chakra is the seat of will and Yellow Sapphire vibrates very well with this energy. Yellow Sapphire can help you merge the power of your will with the power of Divine will. Many people have not been taught correctly about tapping into the power of the 3rd Chakra and experience fear and doubt in their daily life, which can poison their success, confidence, and prosperity. Yellow Sapphire can heighten the 3rd Chakra vibration to attract wealth and prosperity, while enhancing confidence, will, and fire to manifest one’s desires. Yellow Sapphires pair well with Herkimer Diamond, Ruby, and other Sapphires. On a Spiritual level yellow sapphire brings creativity, joy, and can stimulate the 2nd and 3rd Chakras. On a physical level, yellow sapphire can aid in digestive disorders and balancing the spleen.
Orange Sapphire (Padparadsha Sapphire): Sexual/ Creative (2) and Heart (4), The element is Fire. The Padparadsha Sapphire is found in Sri Lanka and is one of the rarest and most prized variety of Sapphire. The energy and value of the stone lies in its ability to awaken and cleanse the sexual and creative chakra. This provides a wealth of creativity as well as a fire and zest for life and sexual energy. Padparadsha Sapphire is a cardinal stone for anyone in a creative field such as artists, musicians, writers, singers, and anyone with a desire to express themselves through creative media. It can bring a more outgoing and joyful energy to communication and experiences.
Pink Sapphire: Heart Chakra (4), The elements are Water and Fire. Pink Sapphire encourages vulnerability, forgiveness, acceptance, and releases past emotional trauma. It looks a bit like a pale ruby and carries a much softer and gentler energy than the passion of a Ruby.
White Sapphire: Third Eye (6) and Crown Chakra (7), The element is Wind. Know as the stone of “Strength of Spirit”, white or colorless sapphire opens up the powers of the mind and provides a connection between the vision and the manifestation of said vision. White Sapphire brings spiritual clarity, communication, courage, and can help the pineal and pituitary glands.
Star Sapphire: When a star presents itself inside any type of stone, it enhances and magnifies the intensity and power of the stone. In the case of a Star Sapphire, It enhances wisdom and gives one the assistance to manifest and take action in the 3rd dimension.