Sapphires are one of the most iconic gemstones throughout history. Beloved by royalty, many of the British Crown Jewels feature many large sapphires. While blue is the most typical color, sapphires also occur in shades of yellow, purple, orange, and green. Sapphires are believed to symbolize, wisdom, good fortune, and royalty. As an engagement ring, it's believed to symbolize faithfulness and sincerity.
Sapphires are the traditional gift for a 45th wedding anniversary, and is the birthstone for September.