Therapeutic Properties of
From time immemorial, the allure of sapphires has
made them the most popular of all colored
gemstones. Sapphires have been linked to royalty and nobility throughout history
and are arguably
the most widely recognized of all colored gemstones. Capitalizing on their
beauty and value, the
modern era has seen blue sapphires become America’s #1 selling colored gem.
Ancient civilizations believed that the power of wisdom is contained within
sapphire. They believed that when the wearer of a Sapphire faces challenging
obstacles, the stone's power enables them to find the correct solution. Sapphire
improves mental clarity and clear thinking. It clears mental garbage. It is the
carrier of the blue ray.
Sapphire's beauty and mystique continues to enchant
buyers from all over the world. The prices
for fine quality large sapphires can be higher than diamonds.
Sapphire is the birthstone for September. It is
given as a gem for the 5th, 23rd and 45th
wedding anniversaries while a star sapphire is given on the 65th wedding
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Sapphire:
Joy, peace, beauty, intuition, prosperity,
fulfillment of dreams.
Healing Applications of Sapphire:
Sapphire is said to enhance creativity and to focus
purity of thought. It is known as the stone
of new love and commitment and is claimed to be useful in encouraging
faithfulness and loyalty.
It dispels evil thoughts and brings peace and amiability to its wearer. The blue
color is often
associated with the heavens. Sapphire is believed to bring divine favor and
Because of its blue color, sapphire is associated
with the throat and brow chakras--where energy
imbalances are said to cause sore throats, headaches and nightmares. Sapphire
clarity and clear thinking. It clears mental garbage. Natural healers use
Sapphire to help rid of
unwanted thoughts, bring joy, peace and wealth. It is also thought to help heal
Sapphire is believed to offer powerful protection to its wearer from spells.
It gives the wearer the ability to discern the truth and the future. The most
powerful sapphire in this connection is believed to be Star Sapphires. (Star
sapphires are also known as Stones of Destiny.) The rays of a star sapphire are
said to represent Faith, Hope and Destiny.
Sapphire's powers also include spiritual enlightenment and inner peace.
Sapphire is believed to offer healing properties for rheumatism, colic, and
mental illness. It is also considered an antidepressant and an aid to
psychokinesis, telepathy, clairvoyance and astral projection. In Medieval times
Sapphire was thought to be an excellent antidote for poison. It may also be
useful for mental conditions.
Sapphire subdues an over-active Throat Chakra (5th Chakra). Gem therapists
use Sapphire to help rid of unwanted thoughts, bring joy, peace, and wealth. It
is also thought to help heal blood problems.
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