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JEWEL SCHOOL

September Sapphires

The word sapphire comes from the Latin and Greek words for “blue”: sapphirus and sappheiros. Understandably, they are thought of to be a deep blue color. However, due variances in mineral composition, they come in a rich variety of colors! All of which hold various meanings.

BLUE

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Classic blue sapphires contain iron and titanium. Commonly associated with loyalty and dignity, blue Sapphires are a favorite gemstone for royalty, cue Kate Middleton’s engagement ring!

PINK

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WHITE

Sapphires contain iron and titanium, trace elements of chromium turn the gem pink! Pink sapphires believed to hold special power thus symbolizing trust, loyalty, and sincerity.

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A natural white sapphire is rare compared to colored sapphire as they are made of pure corundum. It is said to bring the wearer wisdom and clarity.

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