Ashtadatu-8 Metals

Ashtadhatu is widely used for making Rings and Idols of Gods and Goddesses ,as it is auspicious in Hinduism.Ashtadhatu means an alloy of 8 Metals ,i.e.  Gold, Silver, Copper, Zinc, Lead, Tin, Iron and Mercury.The eight metals are mixed in almost equal proportions. As per Indian Astrology to reduce the adverse effect of various planets different jewels are being used, same way to reduce the adverse effect of various planets different metals are being used.
Ashtadhatu Kada or Ring can be worn to serve the purpose.IMG_2753

Therapeutic Gemstone Moonstone

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.

 

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April Birthstone-Diamond

“The King of all precious gems and symbol of trust”—DIAMOND- the primary April birthstone, may be the most well known and hardest precious gemstone with a hardness level of 10.0.The word diamond derives from an ancient Greek word, “adamas”, meaning invincible.
The healing properties of the April birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to brain diseases, pituitary glands. The Diamond is also used to draw out toxins and therefore was used as a remedy for poison.Enhancing relationships and increasing inner strength Balance, clarity and abundance.
In sixteenth century England, uncut diamond crystals were set into “scribbling rings,” and the exposed points were used by lovers to etch romantic vows into window-panes. The ancient Greeks believed that the fire of a diamond reflected the flame of everlasting love. Archduke Maximilian of Austria apparently agreed — in 1477, he gave a diamond ring to his fiancee, Mary of Burgundy. And so began the tradition of presenting the diamond as a promise of marriage.From the stunning display of stones flashed by movie stars at awards ceremonies, to the modest engagement ring of a young bride, the diamond continues to enjoy great popularity among those of all status. Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor summed up this universal love of diamonds when she remarked, “I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back.
“At first diamonds were possessed only by the elite. In fact, in the 13th century, Louis IX of France established a law reserving them only for kings. But as more sophisticated methods of diamond mining and exporting evolved, diamonds became more plentiful and accessible to others. Nevertheless, this gem has always been the object of greed and desire, and history is rife with stories of diamond theft. The legend of diamond powder being an effective poisoning agent is said to have originated to discourage diamond smugglers from swallowing the gems.
The popular April Birthstone of the Diamond is found in the following countries:
Australia, Ghana, Zaire, Russia, USA and Brazil.
Karatkreations wishes all the April Borns Happy Birthday

Hot Gemstone-Ruby

Ruby is considered as a ‘Hot’ gemstoneimage. Ruby is the birthstone for July. It represents the 40th anniversary and ought to be worn by individuals with Leo as their zodiac sign, or if the sun`s position is weak in their horoscope. It is helpful for highly ambitious people to enjoy immense wealth, political fame and power. Rubies should be worn on the left side of the physique as rings, a bracelets, or brooches .#astrology #gifts #anniversary #leo #uk #Dubai #gemstones #Indian #jewelry #birthday #birthstones

Easter Sunday

Happy Easter to all ! Celebrate Easter with style , Whether you are attending mass on Easter Sunday, or participating in an Easter parade – you can wear single line Pearl Necklace with small studs. Light Charm bracelets to add to your style.

No matter how you celebrate Easter, Jewelry can add little more sparkle to the celebration. Yet to express your faith – cross pendants  or animal jewelry can be worn or used for gifting on Easter.IMG_2456

 

“Lazur”-Lapis Lazuli

JIMG_2230The Lapis Lazuli meaning dates back to the ancient Persian. Its name comes from the Persian word ‘Lazur’ meaning ‘blue stone’, as the best Lapis has always been of a lovely blue color.

Lapis Lazuli brings self enlightenment, startling discovery of your own understanding of your spiritual journey, and self confidence and belief in this discovery.Lapis is a prominent third eye chakra stone, that will develop your intuition as well as amplifying and expanding psychic visions and clairvoyant abilities.  It is used in many ornamental objects and jewelry.

Afghanistan is the world’s leading source of lapis lazuli. Some parts of the country have been actively mined for thousands of years.

Lapis Lazuli is a 9th Anniversary gemstone.

Miracle Stone – Gomti Chakra

Gomti Chakra or Miracle stone

Gomati Chakra is a rare natural product, a form of shell stone, and is found in Gomti River in Dwarka, Gujarat in India. It is believed to bring luck .
Gomati Chakra resembles the Sudarshan Chakra or Discus of Lord Krishna. It is used as a Yantra and also is used in worships. It is believed that those people who possess Gomti Chakra will be blessed with money, good health and prosperity. It is also believed to protect children. Some people bury Gomti Chakra in the foundation of buildings as it is believed to bless the residents with long life and prosperity. Some people hang it in front of the house, shops and buildings for peace and prosperity. In some regions, eleven Gomti Chakras are wrapped in a red cloth and placed in rice or wheat containers.IMG_2598