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Birthstone Month September - Sapphire

 

sapphire gemstone image - ruby

 

Look no further for gifts for this birthstone month. September has the sapphire representing it. The 45th wedding anniversary is also celebrated with a sapphire.



We hope the following suggestions will help you...

Watch

Look out for watches that have mineral glass. You will mind some that have glass faces made from the mineral sapphire.

Sapphire Jewelry

There are some very pretty pieces of jewelry to choose from. Including pendants, earrings and rings. Create your own to make it a more personal gift.

View other jewelry by clicking on the image above.

Sapphire Cuff Links

Find a nice pair of sapphire cuff links for the man in your life. Buy a shirt and possibly a tie to go with the links.


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Sapphire Perfume Bottle

Look for a perfume bottle that is encrusted with sapphire crystals. An ideal gift for the person who loves wearing Perfume.

Birthstone Month September - Sapphire Vases

Find a blue colored vase and place some flowers in it. This should help to brighten up someones birthday.

Sapphire Colored Flowers

Purchase a bouquet of flowers in pale or dark blue. You will be able to find a few bouquets in these colors. Sometimes the florist will had yellow to give a contrast. But as long as the majority are blue it shouldn't matter.

Sapphire CDs

Look out for titles that have sapphire in them. There are a few to choose from such as 'The Best of The Sapphires' by Sapphires.

Sapphire Books

Look out for books with sapphire in their title. You will find one or two out there to pick from such as 'Sapphire' by Katie Price. Or maybe the author will have Sapphire as their name.

Sapphire DVDs

There are some DVDs with sapphire in their title such as 'Sapphire and Steel'. Pick out one you know the person will enjoy and add a bottle of wine to be enjoyed whilst watching it.



Sapphire Information

Sapphires are formed from a mineral known as corundum, the single-crystal form of aluminum oxide. It can be found naturally as gemstones or may be manufactured in large crystal balls for a variety of applications.

Sapphire includes any gemstone varieties of the mineral corundum excluding the red ruby.

Sapphire is most commonly blue but also occurs as green, orange, pink, purple, yellow, green, color shift and white. A sapphire colored orange-red is sometimes called a padparadsha.

Sapphires have a hardness of 9.0 on the Mohs scale and are perfect for faceted gemstones.

Blue sapphires come in a wide range of shades of blue. Titanium and iron inclusions within the aluminum oxide are responsible for the various shades of blue. Some stones do not contain much titanium and iron so show tones of gray. Almost all sapphires are heated to a temperature of 3000 °C to give the stone a better color.

Traditionally most sapphires have been mined in Sri Lanka, Madagascar and Myanmar.

The sapphire is the traditional gift for the 45th wedding anniversary. With the blue sapphire celebrating the 65th wedding anniversary.

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