earth is full of minerals that are natural, inorgonice chemical substances. The
mineral kingdom provides the chemical building docks for everything in Earth-rocks
plants, animals and humans.
Gem stone are generally minerals fashioned
by nature. There are beautiful, rare and durable with a fixed chemical composition
and regular interval structure. In their autonomic structure, they are regarded
as the most perfect on erth, holding higher levels energies.
The name Ruby is derived from the latin word rubeus, meaning
red. Frequent twinning of the crystal makes Ruby exposed to fracture. Yet it is
a tough mineral, second only to diamond in hardness. Ruby is found in igneous
and metamorphic rocks or water-worn pebbles in alluvial deposits. The finest stones
come from Burma followed by the brownish red variety of Thailand. Afghanistan,
Pakistan and Vietnam produce bright red stones. Those from India, North Carolina
(USA), Russia, Australia and Norway are dark, sometimes even opaque.
Red Pinkish, purplish and brownish red.
Healing Properties: Ruby
helps bring energy and spark back into life, spurring the lethargic into action.
It stimulates the heart charka, filling our hearts with joy, spontaneity, laughter
and courage. It instills in us a great passion and zest for life as well as confidence.
It is firmly believed that wearing of pearl ensure
happy conjugal life and protection from widow-hood. Anybody wearing an unblemished
Pearl earns riches and is blessed by goddess of wealth Lakshmi. He or she lives
long and all his sins are said be washed away. He gets vitality, becomes intelligent
and achieves a high position in life. Pearl with a yellow luster brings wealth.
A reddish pearl makes one intelligent. White Pearl bestows fame and the Pearl
with blue hue is the giver of good fortune. The wearing of a defective pearl brings
troubles. The Pearl, in which there is spot without luster like the hole, that
pearl, is likely to cause leprosy to the wearer. If in any pearl there is a spot
or sign looking like the eye of a fish, the wearer suffers loss of children. The
Pearl, devoid of luster is said to shorten life. The Pearl that is flat brings
a bad name to the wearer. The Pearl that is long instead of being round makes
the wearer foolish and an idiot. If a side of the Pearl is broken, the wearer
of such stones suffers the loss of his livelihood.
The Following Are
The Flaws Found In Pearls:
Cracks on surface
2. Lines on the body of the Pearl
3. Joint like appearance
Mole of black colour, the wearing of such Pearl gives very inauspicious results
Without any luster
6. With spots
7. One with dirt inside it
The wearing of a Red Coral (Moonga) makes the native
courageous and a conqueror of his enemies. It is believed that the genuine Red
Coral warns the wearer of coming ill health by changing its color. The Red Coral
prevents from bad dreams and nightmares. It protects the wearer from evil spirits.
A good and auspicious Coral possesses the following merits:
It is of an opaque red pigment of cinnabar or the Bimb" fruit. It is perfect
It is perfectly round or oval
3. It is very regular in shape
4. It is without
5. It is smooth
The Following Are The Flaws Found In Coral:
There may be a black or white spot in the composition
2. There may be a crack
on the surface on in the body
3. There may be more than one shades of color
in the same piece
4. There may be a depression, bend or twist on the surface
Emerald is considered an expensive gemstone. Most of
the Emeralds have cracks, which reduces their value. A pale shade is not
as valuable as is the emerald having deep velvet green to having a shade of grass
green. It is difficult to find a flawless Emerald. A good Emerald is smooth
and transparent and emits bright rays, and is without any dots or spots, this
type of stone is considered most auspicious gemstone. An Emerald of good quality
and without blemishes gives good health, a strong body to its wearer. Apart from
this, it also makes him wise and intelligent. It increases wealth and property
of the wearer and blesses the native with children. It gives protection from the
bites of snakes, it also protects native from evil. It is also considered beneficial
for good eyesight. It ensures safe and painless delivery for pregnant women. An
Emerald, which is blemished causes injuries, deprives happiness from parents,
causes mental and physical distress to the wearer.
The Following Are
The Flaws Found In Emerald:
4. Dual coloured
5. Without any
6. Spots of any colours
Jupiter rules the Pukhraj or Yellow Sapphire. It
is of yellow color and whatever class it belongs to, it is used for getting the
benevolent blessings of Jupiter.
unblemished yellow sapphire (often-called Topaz, a substitute semi-precious stone)
gives the wearer, good health, wisdom, property, longevity, name, honors and fame.
The wearer is blessed with children. It gives protection from evil spirits. It
is believed that if there are obstructions in getting a suitable match for a girl,
she gets married early by wearing a yellow Sapphire. Blemished gemstones are the
cause of many troubles. A stone with cracks invites threats or theft. One without
luster and transparency creates enemies and causes disharmony in the family. A
milky stone invites injuries to the body. The one with a web causes stomach disorders.
The one with red dots on it destroys wealth. The stone with a depression causes
anxiety and disturbs peace of mind.
It is the most expensive gemstone in the category of gemstones.
The most auspicious diamond is one that is colourless with a blue tinge or one,
which sprays blue, and red rays and is without black dots. The Diamond with a
red or yellow hue or tinge is said to be beneficial and auspicious for kings,
political leaders and administrators. The Diamond having a white hue is suitable
for religious, social and spiritual works. The Diamond of yellow hue showers success
and prosperity. The Diamond of black hue is suitable for people who are engaged
in inferior jobs or professions. Women desiring birth of sons to them should wear
an unblemished white Diamond having a slight black hue. The wearer of Diamond
is protected from the bad influences of evil spirits, and snakebites. A defective
or blemished Diamond causes great harm to its wearer. The Diamond with the shape
of island, is white, destroys wealth and happiness, and the one with the black
Yava destroys wealth. Other defects disturb mental peace and bring disasters and
Dots: The appearance or an impression of a dot on the Diamond is a major
flaw in the diamond. Black dots are considered inauspicious in a diamond. White
dot is considered acceptable.
b) If there are dots like the criss crosses
then such diamond is considered inauspicious and is believed to bring death to
c) If the yava shaped dots are on the diamond then it becomes
inauspicious except when the dots are white in colour.
d) If there is dirt
in the corners or center of the diamond, even then it becomes inauspicious.
If the Sapphire (Neelam) has white lines on it, it
is bad for the eyes. The whitish (milky) stone brings poverty. A cracked blue
sapphire brings accidents to the native. The dual coloured stone may cause troubles
from the enemy side. The dull coloured Sapphire (Neelam) causes distress and worries
to nears and dears.
are also following beliefs about this stone:
If the Sapphire (Neelam) is put in water and the same water is used to wash the
scorpion bite, the effect of the poison is removed immediately.
If the Sapphire (Neelam) it is worn as a talisman, it gives protection from evil
The Sapphire forewarns its owner by changing its colour if there is any conspiracy
or threat of an attack on him by his or her enemies.
HESSONITE OCCURS in a very wide range of hues - colorless to
black- but drives its name from the first specimen ever found, a distinctive gooseberry-green
color. The orange-brown color of hessonite is due to manganese and iron inclusion.
The best Hessonite (Gomed) is found in Sri Lanka in metamorphic rocks or gems
gravel and sands. In Madagascar, Hessonite is often referred to as Cinnamon Stone.
Other localities include Brazil, Canada and Siberia (Russia) as well Marine, California
and New Hampshire in USA.
The Cat's Eye having a yellowish radiance and a white
band belongs to the superior class of such gemstones. The stones having a depression,
spots, mica mixed, having a web, or which are dull, are treated as defective and
should be avoided for remedial purpose. Wearing of a Cat's Eye gives happiness
in the matter of children and makes the wearer wealthy. It is a restorer of lost
wealth. Cat's Eye is a quick acting gemstone and should always be worn after a
trial. A blemished stone proves harmful. The stone with spots causes trouble from
enemies and that with depression creates stomach disorders. The dull stone is
bad for health. A Cracked gemstone gives injuries. The stone with a black dot
or spot is likely to prove fatal to the wearer.