Sapphire -  symbolism of the stone


Sapphire is a stone of fidelity, a symbol of chastity and modesty, which brings divine grace, happiness and peace. From Greek "Sapphire" means "blue stone". In astrology, sapphire is associated with the month of September as a symbol of clarity and thought, and the sign of Taurus, a symbol of divine grace, happiness and peace. The colors of the stone can be different: green, yellow, orange and colorless.Precious stones have always been very popular not only for themselves, but as symbols and protectors of supernatural or recreational properties.

Sapphire is considered to be the most "spiritual" of all blue stones blue and its meaning is heavenly bliss.

It is not surprisingly, according to the Bible, the heavenly throne is sapphire. The ancient Persians believed that the blue of the sky had come from a giant sapphire, on which rested the earth.Sapphire is also a symbol of strong faith and protects the wearer from treason. Buddhists believe that this stone can open the locked door and it is habitat for the human spirit.


According to historical sources, in the past some rulers wore rings with sapphire.

In the Middle Ages sapphire was called the "stone of the bishop" because, according to legend, it was a symbol of spiritual values higher than men. In addition, sapphire was considered to be a stone of wisdom, power and loyalty, strengthens the rights of reason, and cools the passion. It was also believed that sapphire would help prevent disputes and give eternal life to its possessor.
In ancient times many healing properties were attributed to sapphire. For example, it could help people with cardiovascular disease, and it cured various diseases of skin and spine, as well as was useful for rheumatism, diabetes, and loss of blood. Another equally important property of this stone is the treatment of insomnia and it also helps to overcome allergic reactions and gives a soothing effect.



Opal - Opal is a precious stone of wisdom and friendship. Because of the colors of the rainbow this stone is venerated as a symbol of hope.

Jade - is also considered to be a stone of eternal love. A jade butterfly is a guarantee of eternal happiness in love.

Hyacinth - Hyacinth also has the ability to improve memory and increase the level of intelligence. Hyacinth is also considered to be a stone of sadness and pain.

The turquoise stone - It is a symbol of happy love and a happy family life.

Onyx - According to legend, in the temple of Jerusalem, the wall of Solomon had the windows that penetrated enough light, because they were made of this stone.

The ruby - is a symbol of authority and power, and in love this stone brings a burning passion.

Emerald - A great lover of emeralds was the Queen of Sheba, and the emperor Nero used special lenses made of emerald to watch the gladiators fight.

Garnet - This stone has long been considered as an amulet or a stone of lovers, a symbol of love, friendship or affection.

Topaz - In ancient times it was believed that topaz could bring luck in business, and could make someone rich.

Lapis Lazuli - is a stone of sincerity and friendship. This mineral is also called the stone of heaven.

Chalcedony - In the East the ancients attributed to this stone a property to protect life from death and disease, to bring love and happiness

Tourmaline - It is believed that tourmaline is a spiritual stone; it is able to develop creative abilities and protect artists from all sorts of dangers.

Chrysoberyl - gives peace and peace of mind, strengthens family relationships. It is suitable for people looking for marriage

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