The history and myths that surround the pink sapphire are the same that are attributed to the other colours associated to sapphire.
Through all history the gemstone that is present in Pink Sapphire Jewellery such as Pink Sapphire Rings, Pink Sapphire Earrings and Pink Sapphire Pendants, has been thought to advocate purity and virtue, truth, health and would protect people from getting sick during travel. It was known to bring joy and happiness, peace and fulfilment, as well as beauty.
The Persians used it internally and externally, and made a paste by mixing it with water to treat ailments and other common ailments by drinking it. If it were mixed with vinegar it could help eyesight problems, and if mixed with milk it would eliminate boils, spots, ulcers and other skin problems. It was also thought to aid in medicine by treating fever, rheumatism and even nose bleeds!
It was worn by some civilizations to suppress all negative and suicidal type thoughts. It was believed to prevent the chance of being poisoned and would also kill poisonous snakes. Tribe leaders have been known to wear them carved into figures of men or rams, to signify their position of authority. Ivan the Terrible suggested that it would bring total strength to the body and mind for the onset of battle.
Some of the Far Eastern Countries thought that they would bring increased wisdom to the wearer, and the day that they would be shown off was the Saturday. Wizards and Sorcerers throughout both the eleventh and twelve century, tried to use them in physic and astrological concerns, also for looking into the future as oracles. These beliefs and the study of the stars and heavens are still carried on to this day. The people who believe in these properties are also offered total protection by the stone while doing so.
Although it was used by wizards, witches and such like to make up potions, it could also be used equally to dispel these dastardly concoctions, and send them directly back from whence they came. If you believed in its spiritual powers and properties, it could provide a safe path in to the universe and provide exceptional protection against any future dangers.
Regarding spiritual awareness, it provided increased communication to spirits and angels, so to give a better understanding of the after life. It provided a calming state to the mind and soul, and therefore, kept peoples mental and inner state in greater equilibrium. It would clarify the thoughts of the mind and help for future focusing, as well as being able to treat any mental and nervous problems.
The Pink Sapphire Jewellery is just one of the colours that are found within the sapphire jewelley family. These gemstones provide exceptional contrasts to both settings in yellow and white gold, and their fantastic “hot” pink hues look fantastic when accompanied by diamonds, especially when set as Pink Sapphire Rings. Whatever the style of pink sapphire jewellery you have chosen, please show it off and wear it as much as possible. You both deserve it!