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    Sapphire: September’s Birthstone

    For over a century, sapphire has been recognized as September’s official birthstone. The name “sapphire” comes from the Latin sapphirus and the Greek sappheiros, which both mean “blue stone,” though the gem comes in many other colors, too. Sapphires have been treasured and used in jewelry making for thousands of years, and it’s no mystery why! Not only is this gem stunningly beautiful, but it also scores a 9 on the Mohs scale—only one rank below the diamond—making it tough enough to wear daily without having to worry about chipping or scratching the stone. But it wasn’t just superb durability that attracted the ancients to sapphires—it was also something more…

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    About SJR


    Our mission has always been to be a one-stop-shop for all your jewelry needs, and for over 15 years, we’ve been doing just that! Whether you need a watch battery replaced, the perfect gift, or even a custom-designed piece, we can do it all—right here in the Nashville area! The story of our local business started when Service Merchandise—where our founders worked for a total of over 40 years—closed its doors forever, leaving a void in the community. We knew we could fill that void, and Service Jewelry & Repair opened its doors in 2002, providing not only a full line of fine jewelry, engagement rings and watches, but also…