Sapphire in the Gemstone LibrarySapphire

Name Origin: Sapphire comes from the name ”sanipriya,” meaning, “dear to the planet Saturn.”

Historical significance/folklore: Traditionally worn on the right hand it was said that the Sapphire aided in legal matters. It is known as the wisdom stone. The stone preserved the wearer from envy and attracted divine favor. For royal use, sapphires were set in bracelets and necklaces.

Gemstone properties: Know as the wisdom stone, the Sapphire focuses and calms the mind, releasing outward thoughts and mental tension. It aids to alleviate confusion and depression, brining joy, peace and beauty. It brings fulfillment of dreams. Sapphire is associated with the throat chakra releasing frustration and promoting self-expression.

Healing Properties: Concentration, overactive body systems, excessive bleeding, veins, blood disorders, elasticity.