Through history, sapphire symbolizes truth, sincerity, and faithfulness in relationships, and to bring peace, joy and wisdom to the wearer and owner.
In the past, the sapphire was also believed to be a talisman that would protect you against evil spirits and other unsavory creatures of the night.
There is an ancient Persian myth which tells of a giant blue sapphire that Mother Earth rests upon, and that the sky is the reflection of this titan blue crystal. As you can see, sapphire, like its twin corundum, ruby, has etched a place in history, atop the crowns of kings and glorified in legend.
A medieval historian wrote that kings wore the crystal to protect them from harm, and to prevent jealousy among their court.
A sapphire worn to the signing of a treaty was believed would ensure a true reconciliation and prevent further bloodshed.
Lore also tells that a venomous snake left in a vessel with a sapphire would certainly die, as the gemstone provided protection from poison.
The Blue Sapphire is traditionally associated with purity and love.
It assists you to stay on the spiritual path, releasing blockages and providing strength.
Blue Sapphire facilitates self-expression, assisting in communication and expressing your truth and beliefs.
It opens and heals the thyroid and the throat chakra and has a calming and balancing effect on the nervous system.
Aids in strengthening the walls of your blood vessels and stop nose bleeds.