Gemstones for Planets: Relation & Astrological Perspective

Gemstones for Planets
Posted on May 9th, 2023 03:00 PM

Everything in this universe is interconnected, the energies flowing through each of us are visible. We feel them at every point like the wind. Any change in the course of action in the world affects the entire cosmos. That is why the planets are said to influence our lives greatly. Every planet holds a position on our birth chart and affects our life as per the place. 

When any of the planets are positioned in a negative position in our Kundli, the astrologer's advice is to wear a gemstone. This is because gemstones and planets share a very subtle and significant relationship. According to the fundamentals of Vedic Astrology, embracing a gemstone that is associated with a particular planet according to your birth chart can give a major boost to its positive effects and eliminate the negative impact. 

In this blog post, we have mentioned the gemstones and planets analogy; the relationship of 9 major gemstones, the Navratans, with their respective planet to give you a lucid picture of their interconnection and influence on the wearer.

Gemstone's Relation with Planets

The Navgrahs and Navratns have a strong connection as per both Vedic and Western astrology. There are specific stones for planets, which will bring their distinct metaphysical and healing properties to the wearer. Let's know in brief about the planets and their gemstones.

Sun - Ruby

First, comes the Sun aka Lord Surya, the centre of our universe, which is in connection with the Ruby. Ruby, also known as Manik, is a red gemstone that will bring you the blessings of the Sun.

sun ruby

The fiery Red Ruby gemstone is known to share many of the same qualities as the Sun. Like the Sun, the gem will bring you fierceness and boldness as well as leadership, which is why Rubies are also known as the King of Gemstones. The qualities are closely associated with the energy of the Sun. Just as the Sun is the source of all life on Earth, Ruby is believed to be a source of positive energy, power, and life force. 

Known as the stone of passion, vitality, and strength, the Manik Stone is recommended for zodiac signs Leo, Aries, Sagittarius and Pisces. 

This gem will also bring love and success into your life, helping you in both relationship and financial areas of your life. 

Mercury - Emerald

Mercury or Budh Grah known as the planet of communication or Vaani Karaka is in relation to the green gem, Emerald. Emeralds are one of the most expensive and valuable gemstones known for their incredible beauty and hue. Wearing an original emerald gemstone, also known as Panna stone, will remove the negative effects of Mercury from one’s birth chart and bring it blessings. So whoever wears the gem will be blessed to be a better communicator. 

According to Vedic and Western astrology, embracing an Emerald stone will amplify the energy. It will also boost mental clarity, creativity, and self-expression skills. Enhancing intelligence, focus, and agility, the Panna is also a symbol of rejuvenation and youthfulness.

Indeed, It is also said to have a calming effect on the nervous system, promoting peace and serenity during times of distress. The lush green hues of emerald stone are associated with growth, balance, and harmony, and are believed to have an unprecedented healing effect on the mind and body.

Because of their rarity and beauty, the finest Emeralds are highly sought after by collectors and jewellery enthusiasts and are among the most valuable gemstones in the world.

Red Coral - Mars

mars coral

Next in our list of astrology gemstones is the Red coral gem which is in link with the red planet Mars, which is known to be a planet of energy, passion and action. Mars in a negative position in your birth chart can cause you much trouble, you might face difficulties in your marriage or finances.

Wearing a Red coral will remove the negativity caused by Mars or Mangal Dosh. The vibrant red coral gemstones are found in the depths of the sea and are seen as a symbol of courage and confidence. 

It will increase assertiveness, have a calming effect on your emotions, promote your inner peace and give you a sense of balance. The powers of a natural red coral or Moonga stone will also enhance your physical overall well-being, which is why Coral is often used in alternative healing therapies, such as acupuncture and meditation. It will strengthen your heart, improve blood circulation and help control blood pressure. 

Additionally, According to ancient legends, It is believed to have protective powers that will ward off negative energies, hence it was often used as a talisman.


The astrological planet Moon (Chandra Dev) is known to rule our emotions and subconscious. It is the ruling planet of Pearl aka Moti Stone. Pearls are one of the most loved gemstones since ancient times because of their aesthetic appeal. Found in many colours like black, white, golden, blue, black, etc., Moti is seen as a symbol of feminine energy, purity and innocence. 

Wearing Pearls will bring you the positive effects of the Moon, which means it will bring you calmness and peace. Hence, often people who have anger issues are recommended to wear a Pearl stone on their little finger of the working hand; it will help them compose their anger, give them mental clarity and peace and aid in sleeping better. 

The gem will also help with spiritual enlightenment, reduce stress, increase memory, and treat ailments related to the throat, eyes and stomach. 

Jupiter - Yellow Sapphire

Jupiter, the Guru Grah is the ruling planet of the gem Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj). This planet is of abundance, expansion, and wisdom. Its blessings will increase memory and knowledge in the wearer of a Pukhraj stone, hence people in the field of education and research are often recommended to wear this gem, like students. It also increases focus and concentration powers. 

Jupiter yellow sapphire

Natural Yellow Sapphires are known for their glowing and warm yellow colour and have long been considered a symbol of prosperity, good fortune, and spiritual enlightenment. It is said that the gem will bring you many career opportunities and help you grow professionally. 

The yellow hue of the gem symbolizes joy, happiness, and optimism. It has many healing properties like relieving stress, helping in weight loss and curing any ailment related to the kidneys. 

According to Vedic astrology, Yellow Sapphire is one of the most powerful gemstones for attracting wealth and prosperity. It will uplift your spirits, give you confidence and help you overcome the challenges of life. 


The diamond represents which planet? 

The Diamond or Heera stone planet is Venus (Sukr Grah), the planet of love, beauty, and luxury. Venus has always been seen as a symbol of feminine energies and so diamonds are also most loved by women as jewellery. Because of its hardness of 10 on Moh’s scale, it is the hardest gem on Earth and, hence the most durable as well. 

Belief has it that wearing a diamond will bring you love, deep connections, and harmony as the blessings of Venus. Therefore, people give diamond engagement rings to their partner as a symbol of their love and commitment. 

Indeed, the diamond gemstones will decrease nervousness, anxiety and overthinking as well. This will help them control their bad temper as well and be more composed. Calming your mind, it will bring you peace and attract pleasure and comfort in your life. 

Blue Sapphire - Saturn

Saturn blue sapphire

Blue Sapphire is the gem associated with the planet Saturn, aka Shani. Shani Dev is said to be the lord of Karmic lessons and so astrologically it is said that if Shani Dasha (Saturn’s negative effects) is on you, you may face many difficulties in life, in every aspect. 

Hence, the blue sapphire gemstone or Neelam is one of the Navratans, known as the fastest-acting gemstone that eliminates the harmful effects of Saturn. Wearing an original Neelam Stone will also increase your focus, discipline and determination. It will help neutralize and past karmic debts. 

The deep blue hues of the stone and the transparency make it a beautiful stone. The beauty and benefits of this gem make it a very valuable gemstone, it is often in demand and is sold at higher prices. 

Some people believe that there are colours associated with planets' astrology, which is seen with some stones as well. Like the sapphire blue activates the third eye chakra, and the colour blue represents this energy centre. It increases our intuition powers and opens our minds to new perspectives as well as promotes spiritual growth and inner wisdom. All of these qualities are the benefits of the blue sapphire gem as well. 

Moreover, According to Vedic astrology, Blue Sapphire is one of the most powerful gemstones for overcoming obstacles and challenges in life. It helps individuals navigate difficult times and emerge stronger and more resilient.

Rahu - Hessonite

Rahu is a shadow planet in astrology which is not a planet in our solar system. It is known for its mysterious and unpredictable nature and has a deep astrological relation with the Hessonite or Gomedh gemstone. Wearing a real Hessonite stone will remove the negative impact of Rahu (Raahu Kaal) from your birth chart. Raahu Kaal can bring you failure and difficulties in your career and relationships. 

Hessonite will bring you positivity, eliminating all the problems and giving you the strength to face the obstacles of your life. It is a stone of protection, healing, and spiritual growth. The warm honey-like colour of the gem and its reddish hues make it look beautiful. 

The gem will protect the wearer, shielding them from negative energies and harmful influences. It will be particularly helpful for those who are sensitive to the energies of others or who work in high-stress environments.

Indeed, it is known to open the sacral chakra in the wearer's body, which is believed to be the centre of creativity, passion, and sexuality. It will promote a deeper sense of joy and fulfilment.

Ketu - Cat’s Eye

Ketu is another formidable shadow planet that is known for its mysterious, notorious, and deceptive nature. This planet’s negative effects are removed by the gem Cat’s eye. Cat’s eye stone also known as Lehsunia or Vaidurya, is a stone of protection and intuition. It will spiritually awaken you and transform your life for the better. Cat eye will bring serenity to your life, and exemplify growth, renewal, and abundance.

This unique gemstone is known for the Chatyononcy effect seen on its surface because of which a slit forms and the stone looks like the eye of a cat. Because of its natural elegance, and astrological significance, this gem is quite valuable. 

Summing Up 

The planet stones are specifically known for their connection to each other. These gemstones for planets are astrologically defined and are recommended as per the birth chart of the person. Astrology and gemstones have been a part of human lives since the beginning of time and hence, the belief in the energies of the gemstones is quite high worldwide. 

The Navratans and Navgrahs are the nine most important gemstones and planets as per astrology, both Western and Indian. If you are facing any troubles because of the negative position of a planet in your birth chart, you should wear its related gem.

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