Gem Stones, Gemstones and Astrology, Gems and their usage, Types of gemstones
RUBY – MANIK
Ruby is a gemstone of the corundum family and is appealing due to its splendor, on the off chance that it is completely clear and transparent. It is found in a mixed bag of dark red and red shades extending from pink to a profound reddish violet shade. It has the smooth and sensitive gloss of cleared up margarine. The finest quality ruby has a sensitive rose color, like the eye of a living cuckoo.
PEARL – MOTI
Development of a pearl inside a pearl clam happens in light of the vicinity of outside material inside the assemblage of the shellfish. To spare itself from the undesired material the mollusk layers the article with layer after layer of nacre. It takes numerous years for a mollusk to deliver a pearl of significant size. The procedure through which the pearls are shaped inside the group of the mollusk is extremely fragile, and a little aggravation at any phase of improvement of a pearl can impact its shape and radiance. The finest pearl is that which has no outside matter in its center. Pearls are acquired from eight sources, which are Sky Pearl, Cobra Pearl, Bamboo Pearl, Hog Pearl, Elephantine Pearl, Conch Pearl, Fish Pearl and Oyster Pearl.
CORAL – MOONGA
Coral is a calcareous, skeleton-like store of the coral polyp- a small invertebrate that stays in tranquil waters and is found at profundities extending from 20 to 1,000 feet. The shade of coral relies on upon the profundity at which it is discovered – beneath 160 feet its color is light. The best-hued corals are found between profundities of 100 and 160 feet. The color normally runs from white to pink to vermilion red and profound red. Corals of yellow ocher, cream, chocolate and dark shade are additionally accessible. A decent coral that is identified with the planet Mars and suggested by crystal gazers, diamond specialists and goldsmiths is a profound red coral, which looks like overall aged bimb soil grown foods or an unripe cherry.
EMERALD – PANNA
Emerald is a gemstone of green color having a place with the group of beryl diamonds. This gemstone is uncommon in light of the fact that it is exceptionally hard to discover an impeccable emerald. Most emeralds are flawed, having a plume – like tainted coke and incorporations. To discover an emerald that is of rich green shade, consummately transparent, with a smooth reflection and high particular gravity is troublesome.
YELLOW SAPPHIRE – PUKHRAJ
A pearl of the corundum family, yellow sapphire is a twin of ruby and blue sapphire. It is found in yellow, brilliant, and orange shades, and in a dull assortment known as white sapphire. The best pearl is said to be of lemon-yellow color.
DIAMOND – HEERA
Most appealing to the eyes, the jewel is acclaimed for its play of colors. It discharges an exceptionally fragile somewhat blue, rosy, or a mixture of blue and red brilliance of sparkling shine when presented to light. The diamond is radiant and surprising, and discharges sparkles of light. A fine precious stone is blazing, brilliant, and delightful. It is as alleviating to the eyes as the Moon; it is flawless and great and has the self-glowing nature of an agreeable gem. It is splendid and emanates rainbows of light all around. Aged Hindu scriptures specify eight sorts of jewels.
BLUE SAPPHIRE – NEELAM
The blue sapphire is a jewel of the corundum crew. In some cases white sapphires, rubies, and blue sapphires are found in the same mine, and that is the reason there is a mixture of shades in the gems of these pearls.
HESSONITE – GOMED
A decent quality hessonite, the gemstone of Rahu, is one that reflects a pleasant nectar color. Blue and green hessonite or the white vapid mixture of hessonite is not connected with Rahu. An immaculate and transparent hessonite having a fragile tint, splendor, shine, and uniform shade kills the underhandedness impacts of Rahu, and if Rahu is generally placed it gives useful results amid its real period and sub-periods, evacuates trepidation, makes clarity of brain, and helps otherworldly development
CAT’S EYE LEHSUNIA
It is an aluminate of beryllium – a mixture of aluminum and beryllium – having hints of oxide of iron and chromium, which serve as coloring operators and provide for it caramel and greenish tinges. It has a chatoyant sparkling from inside like the eye of a feline and having white strands. The brighter the fiber, the higher is the nature of the jewel. Cat’s-eye has a velvety streak of light that moves with the turning of the stone like a sparkle in a straight line over the stone.