Sapphire Birthstones : Interesting Facts and Trending Jewelry Design
Those with the Sapphire birthstone are often looked upon as fortunate individuals. This brilliant stone has been around for centuries and cherished by several different powerful entities. From royalty to leaders of faith, the Sapphire has adorned robes, been embedded into goblets and draped on the body. This is because it has long been a symbol of nobility, wealth, good fortune and faith.
It may seen odd that men of faith were drawn to this stone. Well, their choice to select this gemstone is for a different reason than the wealthy. For the rich, royal and elite, it was a status symbol. However, it was during the middle ages that men and women of faith saw it as blessing. The Sapphire is a gift from heaven. The deep blue hues reminded the faithful of the vast blue sky. This brilliant color represented heaven above. The Sapphire brought (and still brings) a sense of warmth and comfort to the spiritual all over the world.
DID YOU KNOW - Sapphires Come in MANY Colors?
Some stones have multi-colored hues when looked at under different types of lighting. Look at the image above for a perfect example of what we mean by that. Another cool and unusual type of Sapphire is referred to as: The STAR Sapphire. The appearance of the star formation is known as an ASTERISM. White light reflects from a multitude of very small inclusions (the size of a needle) to create this pattern.
Scroll below to see some current and trending sapphire pieces: