Sapphire Meaning and Symbology

Sapphire opens the mind of it’s wearer to perceiving beauty: thereby giving peice of mind and happiness. It is a “stone of prosperity,” helping its wearer achieve her aspirations. Sapphire is a special gemstone because it focusses energy on its own, even without the intention of the wearer

Folklore and Mythology of Sapphire

Sapphire was custumarily worn around the necks of royalty as a shield against poison and harm. In medieval times, sapphire was the preferred stone for decorating chrch officials: it was believed to facilitate the connection with the divine or the spirit world.

The Ten Commandments given to Moses in the Christian Bible were also said to have been carved on tablets of sapphire.

Healing Properties of Sapphire

Sapphire is useful in treating blood disorders such as excessive bleeding and weak veins. It has also been successful in treating cellular disorders.


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