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Did you know September's birthstone is Sapphire? I did a little interwebs research to find out the most important tidbits about the stone. I was born in September, but I had a love for Sapphires even before I found out it was my birthstone. Even before I could afford one! 😂 The name Sapphire derives from the Latin "saphirus" and the Greek "sapheiros", both mean blue. Originally Sapphire is a Corundum and it is naturally colorless, but trace amounts of elements like iron, titanium, and chromium lead to the range of colors. Outside of red corundum (Rubies), all other corundum...

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