Gem of Saturn: Blue Sapphire: Blue sapphire is the Jyotish gem related to Saturn, which is the planet of wisdom, integrity and
discipline. It rules responsibility, leadership, ambition and wisdom born of experience. It’s also the planet of renunciation and spiritual journey. Wearing a blue sapphire is said to bring discipline and bestow the ability to govern and lead others. Saturn is a mighty planet and is powerful either as a malefic or benefic.
Signs of a well-placed Saturn: Saturn is chief significator of longevity, makes one strong and profound in opinion, austere, singular in their mode of thinking, laborious, hostile to crimes, accumulator of wealth, a high order thinker, offers mental and moral courage, foresight, discipline, endurance, powers to undergo all sorts of privations, the potential to open and use the third eye capabilities.
Saturn is also, prudent, contemplative, cautious, responsible, precise, persistent, preserving, persevering, industrious, provident, patience, economical, reserved, serious, reserved, considerate, chaste and executive.
Signs of an afflicted Saturn: When Saturn is afflicted it indicates: being skeptical, melancholy, deceitful, incompetent, exacting, indifferent, impotent, acquisitive, secretive, suspicious, fearful, slow, callous, pessimistic, unreliable, and friendship with the wicked.
Helps in the following diseases: paralysis, insanity, limb injury, cancer, tumors, idiocy, glandular diseases, wind, phlegm, heart pain, rheumatism, consumption, Bright’s disease and bronchitis.
When to Wear Blue Sapphire/Neelam: Blue Sapphire gemstone should be set in Penta-Alloy/Ashta Dhatu (ideally) and should be worn in the middle finger as the mount of Saturn is found just below this finger. It should be worn on a Saturday.