Sapphires are typically blue stones, with the color caused by small amounts of titanium and iron in the crystal structure.
The name ‘sapphire’ comes from the Latin sapphirus and Greek sappheiros, meaning “blue stone,” though those words may have originally referred to lapis lazuli. Some believe it originated from the Sanskrit word sanipriya which meant ‘dear to Saturn.
The primary September Birthstone is accompanied by a secondary birthstone. Read further to discover what the September birthstones are, their life benefits.