September Birthstone - Sapphire

Known for its deep, ocean blue hue, Sapphire also comes in a rainbow of colours. It symbolises wisdom, serenity and focus.

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September Birthstone Sapphire Jewellery at Michael Hill

Treat yourself or gift a loved one with a stunning piece of sapphire jewellery. You can find this precious gemstone in a range of styles including sapphire rings, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets.

  • What is the September birthstone?

    The birthstone for September is sapphire. Sapphire is a precious gemstone, and it symbolises wisdom, serenity, and focus. Sapphire jewellery is the ideal, meaningful birthday gift for your friends and family with September birthdays, because it allows them to wear a symbolic piece that’s meant for them, every day. It’s also the perfect way to bring a personalised piece of jewellery into your own look.


  • What colours does sapphire come in?

    While sapphire is usually associated with its deep blue colour, this gem actually comes in a rainbow of shades, such as green, pink, orange, and white. It is in the same family as ruby, known as corundum, but ruby refers only to corundum in its red variety.


  • Is sapphire a good choice for rings?

    Sapphire is the perfect choice for a gemstone ring, and it is the most popular option for coloured engagement rings. Sapphire is the second hardest gem following diamonds, so it is suitable for rings that are worn every day.

    Not only are sapphires suitably hard for engagement rings, their beauty and symbolism make them a romantic and unique choice. In an engagement ring, sapphires are also believed to represent faithfulness. Sapphires were a popular choice for engagement rings in the middle ages, and they are still loved today, especially with royal approval from the likes of Kate Middleton (who wears the iconic sapphire ring that belonged to Princess Diana).