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Sapphire fact file
Crystal Structure: hexagonal
Chemical Composition: Corundum ( Aluminum oxide- Al203 )
Hardness: 9 MOHS
Refractive Index: 1.762 to 1.77
Colors: yellow, green, pink, clear, and blue
Aquarians are a Fixed sign, Air is their element. These folks like to keep things under wraps and organized.
Totally objective, they don’t let emotions or preconceived notions rule their mind. Blue Sapphire, the Aquarius birthstone, removes evil effects of Saturn, the ruler of Aquarius.
It is said that this stone has the magical power to elevate its user to a higher status from all sides. Some astrologers believe that Blue Sapphire or Neelam is so powerful if used properly that it can alleviate even long-term misfortune. However there is a caution. Sometimes this stone may react adversely. It is advisable to first test it for a week before final wearing. It could give you everything you could desire – health, wealth, longevity, happiness. It also restores lost wealth and property. This is normally faint or dark blue in colour. A man wearing blue reflects wisdom; on a woman, jealousy in love or diligence. Sapphire or Neelam is a very cold gem. They may be yellow also. It brings wealth, name and fame. Also gives good stamina, longevity and security in life. Can improve fertility in a barren woman. Best suited for joy, love and happiness. It cures fainting, fits, virility, mental disorder, deafness and baldness. Sapphire is believed to cure ulcers.It should be used on 2nd finger of right hand in gold or panch dhatu on Saturday and the weight is 5 or 7 grams.