Sapphire - September Birthstone

For centuries, sapphire has been associated with royalty and romance. The association was reinforced in 1981, when Britain’s Prince Charles gave a blue sapphire engagement ring to Lady Diana Spencer. Until her death in 1997, Princess Di, as she was known, charmed and captivated the world. Her sapphire ring helped link modern events with history and fairy tales. Kate Middleton, new Duchess of Cambridge, continued this tradition by accepting and wearing Lady Diana's sapphire ring as an engagement ring from prince William.

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