Category Archives: Gemstones

Nawarathna – 9 Gemstones

Navaratna is a Sanskrit compound word meaning “nine gems“. Jewelry created in this style has important cultural significance in Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism. Navaratna is a combination of nine precious gemstones, 01. Padparadscha Sapphire or Ruby 02. Diamond or white sapphire 03. Blue Sapphire 04. Yellow Sapphire 05. Emerald or green zircon 06. Red Coral […]


Alexandrite Alexandrite is a beryllium, Aluminium Oxide. It is actually a Chrysoberyl which belongs to the Oxide Class of minerals. Alexandrite is named for the former czar of Russia, Alexander II, and was first discovered in the Ural Mountains of Russia, supposedly on the day of his birth. Alexandrite has since been discovered in […]

Enstatite Enstatite is a relatively common mineral and is found in metamorphic and some igneous rocks as well as in stony and iron meteorites. It forms a solid solution series with the minerals hypersthene and ferrosilite. A solid solution series occurs when two or more elements can substitute for each other in a crystal structure […]

Chrysoberyl Chrysoberyl is a beryllium aluminium oxide mineral that belongs to the oxide and hydroxide class of minerals. appears as trilling or twinned hexagonal crystals. Despite the similarity of their names, chrysoberyl and beryl are two completely different gemstones. ​The three main varieties of chrysoberyl are: ​Chrysoberyl is a yellow-to-green and brown depending on the […]

Benefits of the Carnelian Stone

Benefits of the Carnelian Stone Healing with Carnelian A stabilizing stone, Carnelian restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success. Carnelian is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions. ✔ The use of non-ending […]