This stone is much harder than quartz and amethyst and that’s one of the reasons why it much more sought after and expensive. Its hardness is an important characteristic that helps understand this remedy.
The name is Greek and it simply means “blue”.
Like all gemstones, there are the themes of hardship, pressure, violence and transformation, or “transcendence”, as I’d rather call it.
What differentiates Sapphire from other remedies is the incredible resilience. People needing this remedy may have come through terrible experiences of abuse and violence.
Yet their demeanour throughout their ordeal is one of apparent calm, almost detachment. It is of course a defense mechanism that psychologists call Dissociative Disorder.
The negative energy accumulated yet unacknowledged, still needs an outlet though, usually a physical one, so we see many physical conditions that “don’t make sense” to the medical world: tests results are clear, yet the suffering is real and tangible. They are then labelled “psychosomatic symptoms” and dismissed.
In the most negative state, we have the picture of the psychopath or of a narcissist, someone who can commit evil without conscience or remorse.
However, once the hard and cold surface is “cracked”, the remedy can bring homeostasis once again.
-intense inflammation without any heat