The word nava means ‘nine’ and ratna means ‘gem’ in the Sanskrit language. Navaratna or Navagraha Jewelry which has all the 9 stones representing the all 9 planets.One can get them set in gold or sliver.
All stones can be of same size.
Navaratna refers to the nine gemstones related to the nine planets used in Vedic astrology.
The Gem stones and their Planetary Representations are–
Red Coral —-Mars
Yellow sapphire ——Jupiter
Blue sapphire —Saturn
Hessonite —Rahu, the ascending lunar node
Cat’s eye — Ketu, the descending lunar node
The Moonstone get its name from the ancient belief that it was made from the rays of the moon, after they cooled down on the earth surface.
Astrological benefits of Moonstone–
It calms emotions and promotes unity and harmony with people around. It enhances self esteem and creativity.
Moonstone’s lubricating energy helps increase flexibility and muscle strength, heal your skin, and prevent harmful DNA mutations.
Moonstone strengthens your immune and lymphatic systems, boosts your body’s energy supplies, and helps eliminate the unwanted effects of aging.
Moonstone promotes youthfulness by nourishing and strengthening your supraphysical aura.
Procedure for wearing Moonstone as per Indian Astrology –
The first choice as the metal for Moonstone should be Silver.
Moonstone is worn in the little finger of the correct hand (Left Hand for left-handed people and the Right Hand for right-handed people). It should be worn on Monday evening during the Shukla Paksh ( waning Moon)
Cleaning the Gem–
Moonstone is relatively softer than other Gemstones. It should always be cleaned with soft brushes, and shouldn’t be treated with chemical solutions or cosmetics.
Your Moonstone Gemstone might routinely carry negative energies, and the stone or ring can be detoxified by dipping it in water overnight.
Sri Lanka is a major producer – and the stone is collected from alluvial streams..
Did you know? A 490 carat moonstone discovered in Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa is one of the largest moonstones ever discovered.
For those who were born in the month of May the Emerald is the traditional birthstone.It is also the traditional gift for the 55th wedding anniversary.By weight the emerald is the most valuable gemstone in the world.Emeralds vary in color from light to deep green.The stone can, however, lose its color when heated strongly.The healing properties of the May birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to the eyes, fertility, the spine and headaches. The Emerald is also used to enhance mental capabilities.
History-Egyptian emeralds were introduced to the world about 4,000 years ago,Mummies were often buried with emeralds and the gems were popular in ancient Rome.Most emeralds have inclusions (imperfections). It is extremely rare to find a natural emerald without flaws. That is why a top-quality natural emerald will often be worth more than a top-quality diamond of the same weight. Colombia produces the largest and highest quality Emeralds
White Sapphire is the gemstone most recommended for Venus, when high quality diamonds are not affordable. It increases artistic and creative abilities. Physically, it strengthens the reproductive system, and is said to aid in the treatment of chronic diseases. White sapphire is not only similar to diamond when it comes to quality but also comparatively cheaper when matched with a diamond.