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Blue Sapphire (Neelam) represents Saturn (Shani), the lord of zodiacs Capricorn and Aquarius. It is the birthstone for September month.  There are numerous beliefs & superstitions are associated with the Blue Sapphire gemstone. Shani is considered the most malefic planet among all but the final effect of Shani is always good. Saturn (Shani) can throw one into adversities and misfortunes, but ultimately, it all sums up to be good for the person.

Neelam, Saturn

Blue Sapphire‘s effects are observed sooner than other gemstones. Proving to be effective and fruitful, Blue Sapphire destroys away poverty, sorrows, diseases, faults and accelerates prosperity, life-span, food and overall strength of the wearer. If Blue Sapphire is unfavorable, it does all the opposites. Blue Sapphire also brings back any lost property or funds lost before wearing the stone. Hence, Blue Sapphire should only be worn after proper consultation from an astrologer and test it for a week before finally wearing it. The wearers’ efforts and hard work may go waste and Blue Sapphire may end up shoving the wearer’s life down the destruction lane. According to astrologers, Blue Sapphire must be set in silver or gold metal and worn in the middle finger.

“Evil thoughts are nullified and the mind and behavior stay calm when one wears Neelam”, a Buddhist Monk said. Blue Sapphire miraculously elevated the wearer to a higher status in all aspects of life. In fact, some astrologers also believe thatBlue Sapphire possesses the power to transform a beggar into the richest by alleviating misfortunes.
            Blue Sapphire (Neelam) should never be worn without a trial. A blemished Sapphire (Neelam) is the cause of many miseries. The dull colored Sapphire (Neelam) causes distress and worries to near and dears. If the Sapphire (Neelam) has white lines on it, it is bad for the eyes. The dual colored stone may cause troubles from the enemy side. The whitish (milky) stone brings poverty. A cracked blue sapphire brings accidents to the native.

Blue sapphire reflects the sky’s every shade, from blazing afternoon to velvety midnight. It symbolizes nobility, truth, sincerity and faithfulness. In standardized color terms, Blue Sapphire ranges from very light to very dark violetish blue to greenish blue. It is estimated that 95% of blue sapphire are heated or lattice diffused to improve color and clarity Source (G.I.A.). The most highly valued sapphires are velvety blue to violetish blue, in medium to medium dark tones.
     Blue sapphire or Neelam is the gemstone meant for Saturn, who is the attendant in our solar system. As it has been revealed in one of the Hindu scripture “Linga Puran”, Saturn evolved out from the exuberant lump of light of Lord Rudra but it possess a different picture in the sacred Hindu writing “markendaya Purana”, which says that Saturn was born to Chhaya, the wife of the Lord Sun.
 On account of his being very slow at speed, he is also named as ‘Shaneshchar’, disclosing the slow mover. It rules in the west direction. In the treasures of Indian astrology Saturn has been considered as malefic possession, spreading negative impacts but it always deserts with positive colors. As it is true that it compels the native in catastrophe and calamities but this truth has another face as well which ultimately leads the person towards the safe hill. He is the emperor of the Zodiacs Capricorn and Aquarius. He is the most potent planet and could be portrait as the vanquisher.

Blue sapphire gemstone or Neelam is the most potent gem and proves its governance over the native very soon. Neelam could compel the person towards the heights and could also snatch him or she heals deserting him or her into the darkness of gloom. Blue sapphire or Neelam is believed on and have been preached by Buddhist Monks to eliminate the negative rays in guise of evil impacts of Saturn from the life of a person and awarding the native with the strong tranquility of mind. Blue sapphire could bestow the person with the true picture of his or her dreams and desires and could wipe out the hurdles of health, faults, misery and poverty and could accomplish the individual with affluence, longevity, contentment, prosperity, strength, glory and other positive rays. This could also turn your losses back to you in the shape of gains and could make barren women fertile. This also leads the person towards strong morals of life.
 Blue sapphire or Neelam gems could be worn in many forms like earrings, rings, necklace and pendants. It could be worn in the form of earring or necklace but astrologically it is lesser recommended. But to have astrological benefits, it is more recommended to wear it in form of ring or pendant.