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Scrapped for the Your Birthstone Color challenge. Thanks for any comments or votes. Most appreciated.
The first sapphires were believed to be discovered in the Roman Empire. Many scholars believe the sapphire may have had its roots in biblical history.It is believed that the tablets the Ten Commandments were written were made of sapphire. Early Persians believed the world rested on a giant sapphire and its reflection made the sky blue. Hence the Persian word safir or beloved of Saturn. If you follow the
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word back a little further Buddhist Monks introduced the sapphire as "Sani piriya" from the Sanskrit sani, meaning Saturn and priya meaning beloved. It is associated with harmony, friendship,loyalty,mutual understand and indestructible trust. The blue of the sapphire has become to be associated with everything that is constant and reliable-"true blue". Pic
Squiggle overlay-Marie LaFrance; Crystal drape, crystal and easel-Lorelei at Fab Dizziness; prisms and sapphires-Maltese Scrapper;angel bear-Zalinka

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bjtmouse says:
Oh I love this Page beautiful my youngest Daughter's B-day is in September.
May 3, 2009
scrapamillion says:
Great page!!!! Its my stone too.
Apr 28, 2009
az_ip says:
My stone too! Sorry I didn't get to vote...great page!
Apr 24, 2009
Malfanny says:
••¤(`×[¤ Very pretty page ¤]×´)¤••

Apr 23, 2009
MaryWonder says:
Gorgeous page
Apr 22, 2009
DebbieJ says:
Apr 21, 2009
ositafotografa says:
Beautiful page!
Apr 20, 2009
Art Creator says:
Apr 16, 2009
Juanita M says:
Apr 12, 2009
jilljem says:
Wonderful page
Apr 11, 2009
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