Sapphire

Birthstone: Libra

Throughout history, Sapphire has symbolized truth, sincerity and loyalty.

 

It is also thought to bring peace, joy and wisdom to its wearer.

Sapphires are a recognised symbol in many religions.

Christians consider Sapphire as a symbol of the Virgin Mary and of the power of God’s kingdom. Buddhists consider Sapphires as connecting the spiritual and material worlds. In Ancient Egypt, Sapphires were considered to be the stone of Truth.

 

In the past, the Sapphire was also believed to be a talisman that would protect against evil spirits and other unsavory creatures of the night. The ancients regarded star sapphires as powerful talismans that could protect travellers and seekers. These talismans were considered to be so powerful, that they would continue protecting the wearer even after they had been passed on to another person.

Sapphire's properties are said to promote self-assurance and calm. It protects against negativity. It encourages love, fidelity and protects marriages.

Sapphire's powers are said to include spiritual enlightenment and inner peace. It is also considered to aid psycho-kinesis, telepathy, clairvoyance and astral projection.

 

In the esoteric tradition of the 7 Rays, sapphire is the stone of the 2nd Ray (love, wisdom) and aligns with the heart centre or Anahata chakra.

Sapphires range from pale to dark Blue and can also be Green, Pink or Yellow.

Sapphire is a Soothing stone. .

Metaphysical Properties of Sapphire - peace, happiness insight, intuition.