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Emerald is a bright green to greenish blue coloured gemstone which is one of the very clear representations of the planet Mercury in the Jyotishshastra. Being pleasant to look at as well as endowed with properties to mesmerize anyone who sees it is the natural instinct of the gem. It is termed as Smarakata in Sanskrit and Pannain Hindi.
Associated day: Wednesday
Associated planet: Mercury
Associated month: May
Associated zodiac sign:Gemini, Virgo
Shape / Cut: Square
Origin / Source: Brazilian / Zambian
Certification: Certified Natural Emerald (Panna) Stone of best quality from Brazil / Zambia with Gem Testing Report from reputed laboratory
Chemical Formula: Be3Al2SiO6
Hardness: 7.5 to 8
Crystal System: Hexagonal
Refractive Index: 1.76 – 1.77
SG: 2.6 – 2.8
Transparency: Transparent to Opaque
Double Refraction: 0.0008
Luster: Vitreous to adamantine
Cleavage: None, but may exhibit parting
Mineral Class: Beryl
Note: As a complimentary service, all are gemstones purchased from Shubhpuja.com are propitiated / energized with mantras by our highly revered Indian Vedic Brahmins as per the customer’s details
The color of Emerald is usually caused by minute inclusions of the metal chromium and vanadium. These impurities are often responsible for causingemerald to fluorescent, which can be helpful in its identification. It is also pleochroic, and will sometimes display a lighter and more intense color when viewed at different angles.
Origin of Emerald
Emeralds in antiquity have been mined in Egypt since 1500 BCE, and India, and Austria since at least the 14th century CE.
Colombia is by far the world’s largest producer of emeralds, constituting 50–95% of the world production, with the number depending on the year, source and grade. Emerald production in Colombia has increased drastically in the last decade, increasing by 78% from 2000 to 2010. The three main emerald mining areas in Colombia areMuzo, Coscuez, and Chivor.
Rare “trapiche” emeralds are found in Colombia, distinguished by ray-like spokes of dark impurities.
Zambia is the world’s second biggest producer, with its Kafubu River area deposits (Kagem Mines) about 45 km (28 mi) southwest of Kitwe responsible for 20% of the world’s production of gem quality stones in 2004. In the first half of 2011 the Kagem mines produced 3.74 tons of emeralds.
Pricing and quality of Emerald
The Pricing of Emerald depends on various parameters like – Colour, Cut, Clarity and Carat weight. Emerald is special because of its strong greenish blue color, which is rare among gemstones. Emerald’s best color is compared to deep sea green color. It should be greenish and greenish blue without any secondary tone. The Transparency of a gem Quality Emerald may vary from Transparent to Translucent. Opaque Emeralds are considered as low on quality scale.
The Price of a Gem-quality Emerald should start at Rs 5000 per carat. Below that we can get only industrial-quality gems which would have black spots, cracks etc and hence priced so. If you get very good quality at lesser price, you should get cautious as it might be either a synthetic or Used Emerald. Emerald can range up to Rs 50000 per Carat (as per current trend in India.
Astrological facts about Emerald
Since Emerald represents the Mercury planet in the astrological sciences, it is sought to have the best properties of balancing the negative aspects of the Mercuryif they are occurring to the person. While Buddh represents fortune, happiness, education and oratorical skills, the gemstone Emerald is said to eradicate the various ill effects of the Buddh planet as well as a weak Buddh or a wrongly placed sun in the horoscope. It takes away sadness and gloom of the life and protects the individual from the ill energies.
Authentic Emerald from Shubhpuja.com
Since today’s world is a place where lot many people come out as so called well-wishers and have intentions to load their pockets rather than the heart of the people they are dealing with, there is a very less chance of getting something unadulterated quickly and easily. Since the standards of worship should be maintained in order to get the best of benefits, one must try his best to get the best offering for the lord.
We, at #Shubhpuja understand your hankering for the true as well as pure gem set and have come up to the strict resolution of not to compromise with the standards and quality of the products we are presenting to our dear client. Since our belief is “Everything begins with faith”, we aspire to create faith in the hearts of the devotees joined to us
Without letting unnecessary people come in between, we directly deal with the gemstone manufactures and companies which are responsible for extracting the raw gemstone and finish it to the final cut as per the demand of our customer.
Since Astrologers, Acharyas and Pandits have to be consulted regarding the weight and shape of the gemstone, we provide you with the consultation of the same when you book the gemstone and present before you a practical step by step illustrated guide of all the know-hows so as to ease the process of understanding of the gemstone and its wearing.
On the request of our customers, we energize the gemstone according to the Vedic shatsras under the expert guidance and experience of highly revered Purohitas, Acharyas and Pandits. They are properly energized using secret, yet very powerful mantras which give instant result.
1. Worship Lord Vishnu.
3. Jap of the Budhabeeja mantra: ॐभ्रांभ्रींभ्रौंसहबुधायनमः.
4. Charity: Donate Udad dal on Wednesday.
5. Fasting: On Wednesdays.
6. Pooja: Vishnu pooja.
7. Wear a 10 mukhi Rudraksha