Regal tones of vibrant, saturated blue represent the birthstone for September. Blue sapphire is the traditional birthstone which is believed to be a stone of wisdom and royalty. It is considered 'the gem of gems' and is thought to release mental tension while also encouraging love, commitment, and fidelity. Lapis lazuli, with its cobalt color and flecks of golden pyrite is the modern September birthstone. This stone can help awaken true destiny and purpose. It is also believed to help with introspection while providing soothing vibrations.