September birthstone gift ideas
Sparkling sapphires are the gems for September babies
From left to right: Missoma Virgo constellation necklace, £105 (front and back); Missoma Lapis September Birthstone necklace £85
Sapphires are some of the hardest and most durable gems in the world, after diamonds, which has long made them a firm favourite for engagement rings- if it's good enough for Princess Diana, it's good enough for us.
From left to right: Rachel Jackson necklace, £120; Jewellery ring, £425; Rachel Jackson necklace, £120; Taylor & Hart earrings, £330
In medieval England it was believed that sapphires could cure eye diseases; while we can't promise that this is the case, these sapphire pieces are pretty enough that the stone's medicinal qualities will be the last thing on your mind.
Go all out with Mozafarian's diamond and sapphire earrings or stick to the simpler design of the Isabel Engelbert earrings, or Edge of Ember's pendant, to let the rich blue tones of the sapphire take centre stage.
From left to right: Edge of Ember necklace, £105; Mozafarian earrings, £15,304; Isabel Engelbert earrings, £350
by Isabelle Stuart