September Birthstone Sapphire Earring
It is a round Tiffany cut blue sapphire 4mm birthstone, claw set silver stud. Sapphire the September stone has been popular since the middle ages and according to folklore, will protect your loved ones from every harm. Medieval clergy wore sapphire to symbolize heaven while others thought it attracted heavenly blessings.
The word sapphire has its roots in several ancient languages: the Arabic safir, the Latinsapphirus (meaning blue), and the Greek word sappheiros for the island of Sappherine in the Arabian Sea where sapphires were found in ancient Grecian times.
Ancient Persians called sapphire the “Celestial Stone.” It was the gem of Apollo, Greek God of prophesy and was worn by worshipers visiting his shrine in Delphi to seek his help. It was used by ancient Etruscans as far back as the 7th century B.C. Suitable for zodiacs Virgo and Libra, these earrings are Nickel free and hypoallergenic for sensitive ears.