Mar 142011
 

As per Indian Vedic Astrology, Blue Sapphire [Neelam in Hindi] is a gemstone of planet Saturn. The basic chemical composition of Blue Sapphire is aluminum oxide and it is a gemstone of Corundum Species.  Yellow and transparent aluminum oxide is known as Yellow Sapphire while blue color gems of the same species are known as Blue Sapphire. The hardness of Corundum Species gems is 9 and refractive index is around 1.77. Continue reading »

Mar 142011
 

According to Indian Vedic Astrology, Diamond [Heera in Hindi] is a gemstone of planet Venus.  Diamond is a transparent form of carbon and is the most precious gemstone.  Diamond comes in many colors besides the most popular transparent and colorless form.  The hardness of Diamond is 10, highest among all gemstones.  Refractive index of diamond is 2.42. Continue reading »

Mar 142011
 

According to Indian Vedic Astrology, Yellow Sapphire [Pukhraj in Hindi] is a gemstone of planet Jupiter. The basic chemical composition of Yellow Sapphire is aluminum oxide and it is a gemstone of Corundum Species.  Yellow and transparent aluminum oxide is known as Yellow Sapphire while blue color gems of the same species are known as Blue Sapphire. The hardness of Corundum Species gems is 9 and refractive index is around 1.77. Continue reading »

Mar 142011
 

According to Indian Vedic Astrology, Emerald [Panna in Hindi] is a gemstone of planet Mercury. The basic chemical composition of Emerald is beryllium aluminum silicate and it is a gemstone of Beryl Species.  Green and transparent beryllium aluminum silicate is known as Emerald (Panna) while light blue color gems of the same species are known as Aquamarine. The color of Emerald is bright green.  Columbia is the largest supplier of good quality Emeralds. Continue reading »

Mar 142011
 

According to Indian vedic astrology, Coral [Moonga in Hindi] is a gemstone of planet Mars. Alike Pearl, the basic chemical composition of Coral is also Calcium Carbonate. Corals are basically of two colors vermilion and red; though white color corals are also available. The Coral is basically formed with the assemblage of colonies of the tiny sea creatures known as corals. The original coral is found in Mediterranean Sea at depths from 10 meters to 300 meters. Continue reading »

Mar 142011
 

In vedic astrology, Pearl [Moti  in Hindi] is a gemstone of planet Moon.  The basic chemical composition of Pearl is Calcium Carbonate. When the rain water drops enters into open mollusk – the creation of Pearl starts.  There are mainly two types of pearl available salt-water pearls and fresh-water pearls which depend upon the mollusk being in fresh water or salt water. As per vedic astrology readings, the salt-water Pearls are to be used for proper impact on the basis of vedic astrology predictions; the fresh-water pearls are mainly for jewelry purpose. Continue reading »

Mar 142011
 

Ruby [Manik in Hindi] is a gemstone of corundum species, which is mostly found in Thailand.  The Burmese Rubies are of best color, while Ruby from Ceylon  is somewhat light in tone.  A good quality Ruby is fully transparent and of red color. Continue reading »