Blue sapphire sterling silver owl necklace. Sapphires are also considered a gemstone of protection, particularly from spiders, snakes, and sorcery. It was thought to banish evil spirits and send negative spells back to the sender. It was said that a poisonous snake or spider, put into a container with a sapphire would soon shrivel and die.
Ancient Persian legends says that the earth rests upon a giant sapphire, and that its color is reflected in the sky.
Sapphire given as a gift symbolizes sincerity and fidelity.
Sapphires are thought to increase communication with spirit guides and angels. They promote mental clarity and focus, and are especially useful for mental and nervous disorders.
Overall pendant drop length 1 3/8 inches. Necklace is 18 inches long.