|Gems and Stones|
In these days, recommendation of Gems & Stones are in vogue. No doubt, market force has necessitated astrologer to make prescription for gems and stones. Despite it, gems and stones have astrological values also and references can be found in Veda-Purana. In my experience, i have also found that gems & stones have astro-remedial value. These have been found bringing betterment in the life. How much betterment will come, it is dependant to the encryption of destiny, mirrored in true horoscope of a native.
Gemstones are supposed to have some latent power often called divine power. There are eighty-four gemstones. Nine of them are recognized as the main gems (Ratna or Mani), while the rest seventy-five gems come under the sub-gem (Upa Ratna) category. Upa-Ratnas also have power. In practice it has been experienced that sub-gems works very strongly and some sub-gems surpass the main gems in qualities & meeting with the purpose. 84 Gems stones are as follows:
Vedic Astrologes have found that every planet is in harmony with a certain type of primary Gem and secondary gem. These have been shown below:
Planet Primary Gem Secondary Gem
Static Significations of Gems
Ruby is recommended for increase of political prestige and power, good health, freedom from liver diseases.
Pearl is recommended for affuence, peace of mind and popularity.
Coralis recommended for money, freedom from stomach diseses, annihilation of enemies,freedom from debts.
Emerald is recommended for strengthening the nervous system, recovery from schizophrenia , wealth , knowledge , benefits from trade and commerce.
Yellow Sapphire is recommended for health, blood pressure, knowledge, peace of mind,rise in religious and spiritual affairs & wealth.
Diamond is recommended for increase in wealth, winning over love, comfortable and luxurious living.
Blue Sapphire is recommended for annihilation of enemies, recovery from chronic diseases, melancholia, & depression , for increase in wealth.
Harsonite Garnet is recommended for good health, recovery from skin diseases,annihilation of enemies,rise in life.
Cat's Eye is recommended for annihilation of enemies, recovery from pain and wounds, an increase of wealth.
Turquoise (Feroza) is recommended for those whose marriage has been delayed, for conjugal happiness, peace of mind.
Dana-firang is recommended for dissolving kidney stones.
Weighing Unit of Gems: Gems are generally weighted in RATTI or CARAT or Cent. Carat is used in modern time. Ratti is traditional way of weighin. However, in India it is still in practice. When an astrologer suggests gems of certain Ratti, it measns he is talking of Standard Ratti. Preciousstones are measured in Cent.
1 Carat = 200 Milligramms = 1.0989 Ratti = 3.08649 Grains = 0.2 Grams
5 Carat = 1 Gram = 15.43243 Grains = 5.49451Ratti
1 cent = 2 milligram
1 carat = 100 cents
1 Standard Ratti (Stones Ratti) = 182 Milligramms = 2.8087 Grains = 0.91Carats = 0.182 gms
1 Sunari Ratti (Kachhi Ratti)121 Milligramms
1 Tola = 11.664 Grams (Old)
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Cost of Gem and Stone : Cost of Gemstone is determined by Clarity, Colour, Cut and Weight of Gem. Clear piece of Gem with fine cut and colur is really worthy to wear.
Laboratories in India for Gemstone Test:
Indian Diamond Institute,