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September
   birthstone is   
Sapphire
Sapphire
   is associated with   
Purity
Purity of mind, serenity, joy, and peace. Opens the mind to beauty and love. Clears the mind of unwanted thoughts.
45th
   anniversary is associated with the modern gift of   
Sapphire
65th
   anniversary is associated with the modern gift of   
Star Sapphire
67th
   anniversary is associated with the modern gift of   
Star Sapphire
85th
   anniversary is associated with the modern gift of   
Diamond Or Sapphire
45th
   traditional gift is   
Sapphire
Sapphire
   has the hexidecimal code   
#082567
Cerulean, Cobalt, Periwinkle, Sapphire
   are all   
Shades of Blue
The Golconda Star
   is a   
21.70 Carat Sapphire
Once thought to be owned by Sultan Abdul Hossein Qutub Shah
The Gordon Star
   is a   
52.00 Carat Sapphire
Blue Sapphire. Named after the family that owns the Gordon's Jewelry stores
The Graff Asscher Cut
   is a   
21.46 Carat Sapphire
Clear Sapphire. Famous for being in New York Times ads for Graff
The Logan Sapphire Brooch
   is a   
422.99 Carat Sapphire
Blue Sapphire. Found in Sri Lanka. Smithsonian Institute
Queen Marie of Romania Sapphire
   is a   
478 Carat Sapphire
Blue Sapphire. One of largest cut sapphires in world.
Peter the Great's Nose
   is a   
547 Carat Sapphire
Blue Sapphire. Given by Peter the Great to Augustus the Strong in 1698. Presently in Green Vault, Dresden, Germany.
The Reward of Faith
   is a   
52.36 Carat Sapphire
Red Sapphire. Found in Rubyvale, Queensland, Australia
The Star of Asia
   is a   
329.7 Carat Sapphire
Blue Sapphire. Found in Burma. Smithsonian Institute.
The Star of Bombay
   is a   
182 Carat Sapphire
Blue Sapphire. Found in Sri Lanka. Given by Douglas Fairbanks to wife Mary Pickford. Smithsonian Institute
The Star of India
   is a   
563.35 Carat Sapphire
Star Sapphire. Largest star sapphire in the world. Discovered in Sri Lanka. New York Museum of Natural History
The Star of Lakshmi
   is a   
60.15 Carat Sapphire
Star Sapphire. Legend says that who ever owns this stone will experience tremendous wealth and good fortune. House of Louis XV
65th
   traditional gift is   
Star Sapphire
Sapphire
   is coloured   
Blue
Gem varieties of the mineral corundum, an aluminium oxide, when it is a colour other than red (ruby). Trace amounts of other elements such as iron, titanium and chromium give corundum their blue, yellow, pink, purple, orange or greenish colour. The most common colour used for gemstones is blue.
Queensland
   has the Emblem of the   
Sapphire
Named the official state gem for Queensland in August 1985.
Rubies and Sapphires Are Exactly Alike Except in Colour
   is   
True






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