Our top picks for September birthday gifts.
All about sapphires
Those born in September are lucky enough to have one of the most iconic birthstones: the sapphire.The rarest and most valuable blue gemstone, sapphires have a timeless popularity owing to their velvety-blue hues and natural lustre. Their natural hardness is second only to diamonds, so sapphire jewellery is built to last and perfect for keepsakes.
Did you know?
- Sapphires are associated with magic; in ancient times, they were considered a talisman of protection and, in the middle ages, it was thought that they could cure illnesses.
- Sapphires are also traditionally connected to royalty, and featured on the engagement ring of Princess Diana and Kate Middleton.
The zodiac signs for September birthdays are Virgo (23rd August - 22nd September) and Libra (23rd September - 23rd October).
Virgos are known for their their kindness and careful nature. They pay meticulous attention to detail and have a methodical approach to life, leaving nothing to chance. Their kind and dependable character means that they are incredibly reliable friends- they will have the back of anyone who needs them. They are selfless and hard-working, and do their best to make those around them happy.
Libras are characterised by their peaceful, gentle and generous nature. Naturally intellectual and fuelled by curiousity, Libras love nothing more than meaningful conversations with interesting people. They have a great appreciation for the arts and love being introduced to new ideas. Their sweet and sociable nature means they are amazing friends, and they always keep the peace in any group.
These stunning Star Map necklaces by Mantra reflect the alignment of the stars upon the wearers’ birth. We love the attention to detail in these necklaces- with tiny cubic zirconias embedded in the constellation. Each Mantra Star Map comes with its individual meaning card, celebrating the unique traits of each sign.