The sapphire gemstone is the official birthstone for the month of September. They are generally known as a blue gemstone but surprisingly comes in a wide range of colors and quality variations. In general, the more intense and uniform the color is, the more valuable the stone. Sapphires that are not blue are known as fancy sapphires, and may be any color – except red (which is ruby). The fancy sapphire colors are: pink, orange, yellow, green, purple and violet. With its serene and peaceful hue, sapphires truly have different color options to suit all styles of women.