At a Glance of White Sapphire
Name: White Sapphire
Mineral Information: Aluminum oxide, corundum group
Chemical Make-up: AI2O3
Where they are found: Myanmar (Burma), Sri Lanka, India
About Stone: Since medieval times, sapphire has been associated with the majesty and tranquility of the heavens. It was thought to dispel evil thoughts and to bring peace and amiability to its wearer. The stone is associated with Abraham in the Judeo-Christian tradition. The name sapphire comes from the Greek (for blue), and as late as the Middle Ages, the word applied to lapis lazuli.
Zodiac Association: Virgo
Metaphysical Properties: Brings wisdom and strength of spirit. It carries an extremely pure energy for clarity of thought and opening the powers of the mind. Through the Crown Chakra, White Sapphire strengthens communication with the Higher Self level of consciousness in seeking spiritual guidance for this lifetime, and brings the resolve needed to overcome obstacles to one’s spiritual path.