Available in a rainbow of shades, erin gallagher sapphire jewelry delivers a dramatic impact. Check out our website and view with confidence, knowing each and every sapphire stone will shimmer with incomparable beauty.
September birthstone: These blue beauties have celebrated and commemorated September babies since the 1800s, and they are always a welcomed gift. Why? They mark the most exciting time in life – your birthday and that of those you love. Not to mention – sapphires happen to be stunning!
Celebrate September birthdays with the personal, meaningful gift of September birthstone jewelry. It is not only an eternal trend; it’s an expression of gratitude and symbol of life’s most precious moments. Take a peek at our sapphire jewelry, collection and give the gift of traditional birthstones – sapphire birthstones!
Care: Sapphires are rated “excellent” for everyday wear. Avoid exposure to heat and contact with chemicals. To clean, gently scrub with a soft toothbrush and a solution of mild dish soap and warm water, or clean in an at-home ultrasonic unit.
Location: The oldest sapphire mines are located in Sri Lanka and the Kashmir region near the Pakistani/Indian border. Sapphires are also found in Madagascar, Ceylon, Thailand, Cambodia, Australia, Tanzania, Kenya and the United States.
Composition: One of the precious gemstones, the term “Sapphire” encompasses all non-red corundum, however, the best Sapphires are a deep transparent blue (the red variety being Ruby). Sapphires are composed of Silicon Oxide (Corundum).
Lore: Ancient Persians believed the earth was mounted on a great sapphire whose color was reflected in the sky. In the middle ages, clergy would wear sapphires in rings to represent their connection to heaven, while others believed the stones would protect them from evil and sickness.