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September is for Sapphire

Sapphire (sappheiros, Greek = Blue) has been symbol of love, royalty, faith, and wisdom throughout history. Here’s a few interesting highlights of this beautiful blue gem stone that also comes in a rainbow 🌈 of colors: The jewel of the Greek sun God, Apollo, it was thought to give wisdom and was worn when consulting the oracle at Delphi. Helen of Troy owned a large Sapphire which was believed to hold the key to her desirability. The ancient Persians were like “Sapphire Earthers”.  They believed the Earth was balanced on a giant Sapphire and the blue sky was a reflection of Heaven.   King Solomon’s magical sapphire ring gave him the power to command demons, spirits, speak to animals and to...

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