The birthstone for Virgo is sapphire. Sapphire boasts a range of blue colors and tones, and it is also the gem for a couple's fifth anniversary.
Sapphires are cut in a wide array of shapes and sizes. They are a popular choice for jewelry. Many people believe that the gemstone stands for loyalty and it is commonly used in bridal pieces.
Virgo is the sixth astrological sign. It falls between August 22 and September 23 every year. Virgo is also the name of a constellation, the second largest in the universe. The symbol associated with Virgo relates to Astraea, the last person person to remain on Earth as the Gods went to Olympus.