Genuine Blue Sapphire - Deep Blue Sapphire Post Earrings, these will look really sexy on a man too, they will be seen across a room and will totally impress someone with these as a gift for any event. Show off your elegance with these classic earrings. Sitting perfectly on an Sterling Silver Hypo-Allergenic studded earring is a sapphire stone sparkling in round cut. Simple yet elegant, this earring definitely oozes with class and elegance.
Sapphire is the birthstone for the month of September and is also recommended as a gift for a couple's 5th or 45th anniversaries. It is in the same family as the corundum, the only difference being the color. The most desirable color sapphire is blue, although they also come in violet, dark gray, orange, yellow, pink, green and black. These different colored sapphires are referred to as "fancy sapphires" and are often less expensive than the blue ones.
Sapphire measures strong in hardness, which makes it a perfect choice for jewelry that needs to stand up to everyday wear, such as in rings or bracelets. A gift of a sapphire symbolizes a pledge of trust and loyalty. It is from this tradition that sapphire has long been a popular choice for engagement rings. Ancient lore about the gem refers to them as a stone of friendship and loyalty, prosperity and protection.
In the middle ages, people believed wearing a sapphire suppressed negative thoughts. It also has been long believed to have a curing power for natural ailments.In parts of the Orient, Saturday was the day to dress in blue and wear blue sapphire. The color blue and the blue stone indicated wisdom, and generous thinking. It is also associated with the study of heaven and the stars. During the 11th and 12th centuries, sorcerers honored the sapphire more than any other stone as it enabled them to hear and understand the most obscure oracles. Not only did they help to get in touch with astral and psychic realms, but also they provided protection for those who took those journeys.
But the most important attribute of the sapphire was said to be the protection against sorcery- it was thought to banish evil spirits and send negative spells back to the sender. They also provided advanced warning against hidden dangers. As a tool for self improvement, sapphires are a wonderful way to keep your life in check. They are said to have a powerful and transformative gemstone energy that may work quickly and drastically. They will help you connect to the universe, that is, they can open your internal and spiritual self to the powers of the universe.
They are also thought to increase communication with, connection to, and awareness of spirit guides, or angels. They activate and manifest ones life purpose and focus and karmic agreements for soul growth. Psychologically, the sapphire helps maintain inner peace and is good for ones mental state. They calm nerves and promote mental clarity, helping with focus and concentration. They have also been used as remedies for mental and nervous disorders.
Working with sapphires helps promote a positive attitude towards life, promoting self motivation and helping move forward towards a path of self-fulfillment. Physically, sapphires promote general health. They are said to have powers in cooling fevers, protecting against mental illness and sharpening eyesight. One ancient recipe for eyesight was to powder the stone and mix it with vinegar. The same recipe was used to treat nosebleeds. Sapphires were also used to treat fevers and rheumatism. When treating boils and external ulcers, they were ground and mixed with milk. The paste was then applied to the afflicted area. They are also said to cure ulcers.
Sapphire: Reducing inflammation, fevers, and nosebleeds. Hearing problems, TB, burns. Communication, depression, intuition, clairaudience, mental clarity and calmness.