Symbolizing “nobility, truth, sincerity, and faithfulness,” sapphire blue “has decorated the robes of royalty and clergy members for centuries, said the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). “Its extraordinary color is the standard against which other blue gems—from topaz to tanzanite—are measured.”
It’s also decorated stunning homes, infusing all that spirit and depth and rich, moody indulgence into walls and textiles and cabinetry and flooring. Face it: Sapphire sparkles, whether it’s on your finger, your walls, or running the entire length of your kitchen. And since sapphire is the birthstone for the month of September, we’ve gathered some inspiration that will make you want to incorporate the color into your home—and keep it there all year long.