an Unpolished sapphire


September's birthstone

Photograph by Walter Geiersperger, Corbis

Represents clear thinking

Look out! When you know what you want, nothing gets in your way. You are goal-oriented and strive to achieve your dreams.

Old-school myths

Once upon a time many people believed that a huge blue sapphire held up the Earth and gave the sky its color. Sapphires were a source of protection for travelers and brought peace and wisdom.

Rock-solid facts

Some sapphires are pale, while others are brilliant blue. They also come in orange, green, yellow, and pink.