Astro West Fine Minerals
Truffle Sapphire Bracelet
Sleek and brilliant, this bracelet features 24 carats of gorgeous oval truffle sapphire. This piece is set in stylish sterling silver and features a safety clasp. The bracelet's length is seven inches.
Astrological Sign: Virgo, Libra
Meaning: Named after the Greek word "sapphirus", meaning blue, sapphires have long been a favorite among priests and kings, who considered them symbolic of wisdom and purity. Sapphires are considered to guard against both envy and poison.
Healing properties of Sapphire: Blue sapphires are known to improve mental clarity and reaching one's creative potential. This crystal encourages focus and helps with social and sexual relationships because it tends to facilitate bonding and loyalty. It helps bring in new thoughts or new ways of thinking. It is also an excitement stone, as it facilitates feeling that life is exhilarating and full.
Sources of Sapphire: Ceylon, Thailand, Australia, India, Burma, Africa, and Brazil.
Interesting Facts: Ancient civilizations believed that the world was set upon an enormous sapphire that painted the sky blue with its reflection. Legend says that the ten commandments were inscribed upon tablets made of sapphire. September's birthstone is considered a crown jewel and is often worn by prominent figures such as royalty.
Beneficial properties of Sterling Silver: Silver is said to be amplify the effects of other stones, thus making it a necessary compliment to any gemstone jewelry. Silver is also said to enhance mental health as well as to strengthen certain physiological processes such as vitamin assimilation.