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.

 

September Zodiacs

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.

 

 Our top 5 September birthday gifts...

Thomas Sabo Generation Charm Club necklace with September zodiac

Add a personal touch to a Thomas Sabo necklace or bracelet with these stunning zodiac additions to their Generation Charm Club collection. The charms feature traditional star sign emblems, in a vintage Boho style. 

Thomas Sabo bracelet with September birthstone charm

Their classic Charm Club collection also features timeless birthstone charms. 

Alex and Ani September Birthstone Jewellery

Add a splash of colour to your Alex and Ani collection with a birthstone bangle. The new designs feature faceted tear-drop shaped birthstones, made with sparkling Swarovski crystals. Each Alex and Ani bangle comes with a meaning card all of the unique properties of the stone.

Nomination bracelet with sapphires

Personalise any Nomination collection with a birthstone link, including new rose gold designs. 

Mantra September Star Map necklaces

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. 

 

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