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Sapphire

sap·​phire | ˈsa-ˌfī(-ə)r

noun

A member of the corundum family which come in a variety of colors ranging from white to orange to green to pink to blue to purple

One of the four precious gemstones, alongside diamonds, rubies, and emeralds. If a corundum gemstone is red, it is a ruby, but any other colors are properly referred to as sapphires.

Blue sapphire is the birthstone for September.

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