General information Sapphire
Sapphire can be in a variety of colors, but blue is the most popular color - and the most precious. The beautiful blue sapphire evokes the image of wealthy kings and emperors, just like rubies, diamonds and emeralds do. A six-pointed star may be visible in a cabochon-cut sapphire. Then, the stone is called a star sapphire. The sapphire is the national stone of Greece. In Brazil it is the professional stone for engineers. Sapphire is considered a very spiritual stone and protects face, mind and spirit.
Sapphire has a strong effect on the brain. The stone has a calming effect, promotes mental health and insights. Sapphire strengthens relationships, creates loyalty and maintains friendship. It supports concentration, makes you eager to learn and helps goal-oriented thinking: this stone represents a lot of willpower. Sapphire also gives self-deprecating. Physically dispels this stone fatigue, it has a healing effect on the body and therefore has an sedative and stress-reducing effect.
The most common places where Sapphire is found: Kashmir (India), Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Myanmar (Burma), Thailand (Siam), USA (Montana), Kampuchea (Cambodia) and Australia.
Sapphire belongs to the zodiac signs Bull, Virgo, Libra & Sagittarius.