Blue sapphire or as famously known in India as Neelam is one of the most loved and desired gemstones. This is because of its alluring blue colour. Sapphire belongs to the family of mineral corundum that is composed only of aluminium and oxygen. The colour of the sapphire generally ranges from greenish blue to violetish blue.
There is no doubt that sapphire rings are as popular as diamond rings but still receive a great appreciation and demand in the category of engagement rings. Especially after the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton wore an astounding blue sapphire ring as an engagement ring which originally belonged to her late mother-in-law Princess Diana.
It is true that due to the attractive look and lustre of the gemstone, a lot of people are tempted to wear blue sapphire. But aside from this, there are other reasons pertaining to which a blue sapphire is worn by people. One of the major reasons amongst this is, as per Hindu astrology, Neelam or blue sapphire is believed to bring good health, wealth, happiness, profit, prosperity, long life, and mental peace. It is also believed to be one of the fastest acting gemstones. Hence, it is worn by many people in the form of sapphire rings to attract wealth, happiness, and profit.
Why should you wear sapphire rings?
As per the Hindu astrology, blue sapphire is the fastest acting gemstone. It is advised to wear sapphire rings only after consulting an experienced astrologer. It is believed that a sapphire ring should be kept under the bed for up to three days before wearing it for better results. You can make the sapphire stone ring in gold or silver and wear it on a Saturday morning for better results. To purify the ring before you start wearing it on a daily basis, dip the ring in a mixture of milk, water, and honey for at least 20 to 30 minutes.
Which sapphire rings are reliable?
It is believed that transparent blue sapphires from Ceylon, Sri Lanka are the finest sapphires and will bring the best results. Other than Sri Lanka, you can find sapphires from Gaya, Kashmir, Tamil Nadu, Cambodia, Thailand, Burma, and Australia.
How to wear sapphire rings?
As per Vedic astrology and science of Palmistry, alluring sapphire gemstone should be worn in the middle finger of either left or right hand. Because the middle finger of both the hands is said to be ruled by Saturn and the area below the middle finger is referred as the mount of Saturn, which is ruled by the ring of the planet Saturn. If you wear the sapphire ring in the middle finger of the working hand, then you can get maximum benefits. If you are lefty and carry daily activities like signing documents, painting, etc. with your left hand, then wear the sapphire ring in your left hand. Otherwise, women should ideally wear sapphire rings in the middle finger of the right hand.