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Mercury’s Gemstone – Emerald

Posted on: November 8, 2008

Emerald Gemstone


Mercury and Its Gemstone Emerald
The planet Mercury is regarded as the prince among the assembly of nine planets. Mercury is the son of the moon by his wife Rohini. In human body Mercury represents wisdom and voice. Mercury is the ruler of two signs of the Zodiac – The Gemini and The Virgo. The gemstone related to the Mercury is Emerald. It is a mineral – a compound of silicate of aluminum beryllium and oxygen. its colour is light, deep green. This gemstone is rare because it is very difficult to find a flawless emerald.

Emerald is a gemstone of green color belonging to the family of beryl gems. Emerald has soothing touch and pleasant sight, which gives peaceful vibrations and captivates the heart. It retains its color and lustre in all kinds of lights and shades. Emerald gemstone is used to counter the ill effects of mercury.


Emerald is a delicate gemstone and is fragile. Emeralds are found in the mines of coal. Black spots and filaments are often seen in it due to high presence of carbon in it. Emerald gemstone is recognized by its black spot. In genuine emerald, cracks are often found, but it does not effect its utility.

By wearing emerald gemstone, a man can pacify mental disturbance. Emerald gemstone should be worn especially by diplomats, scientists, astrologers, teachers, architects medical personalities, doctors, businessmen, property dealers, publishers, accountants, engineers, writers, post officers, insurance officers and intellectuals. Emerald gemstone increases reasoning power, presence of mind and spiritual power.

Goddess of learning, Saraswati sharpens the intellect of students, singers, dancers, and musicians by Her grace on those who wear Emerald. Emeralds increases eyesight, food grains, property, off springs and destroys black magic, bad effects by evil spirits and nightmares. 

There are many notions about emerald. It makes the delivery very easy when it is tied around the waist of a pregnant woman. Emeralds are considered auspicious when a lover presents this to his partner. If someone intends to harm a person who is wearing emerald, he is exposed very soon . Emerald gemstone makes the wearer full of love, sympathy and magnanimity. The weak mercury in man’s horoscope causes many diseases like asthma, rheumatism, cough stammering, spondalysis etc. Therefore, in this condition, wearing of emerald is most useful.

Identification of Emerald

Some Flaws of a Emerald:

presence of a hole
dullness; devoid of inner glow 
unevenness of color
black or yellow spots
Such stones have no merit and should be discarded.

Tests for Identification of a Real Emerald: If a real emerald is placed in a glass pot with water it radiates green light, whereas the imitation does not.
If a real emerald is placed on the eyes it gives a cool feeling, whereas an imitation becomes warm very quickly.
A drop of water on a real gemstone retains its shape and does not spread around like water. Even moving and inverting the gemstone does not harm the drop, whereas in an imitation it does not remain a drop but spreads like water.
Properties of Emerald Planet: Mercury
Indian Name: Panna
Other Names: Markat, Samargdos, Tarkshya, Zamurrad, Smarlda, Esmaurde. 
Sign: Gemini & Virgo
Hardness: 7.5 – 8 on Mohs scale
Element: Earth
Cosmic Color: Green

Emerald gemstone is found in India, Russia, Brazil, Columbia, Pakistan, Zambia, Tanzania, Afghanistan & Madagascar.

Care & Cleaning
Avoid sharp impacts on the stone and shapes with exposed points, like a marquise, should be protected. Clean with warm water, detergent, and a soft brush. Store separately from other jewelry and gemstones. Never put emerald in ultrasonic or steam cleaners.

Rituals for wearing Emerald Gemstone

The weight of the gemstone should not be less than 2.5 Ratti (300 mg).
Emerald should be embedded in silver or mixed five metals or iron ring. 
Emerald’s ring should be washed with unboiled milk in the morning. After touching this ring to the feet of the desired God reciting the mantra wear on the smallest finger. Mantra: “Om Bum Budhaye Namah Om”. 
One should pray to Mercury for bestowing the best results and providing help in overcoming difficulties.
One should donate money to a Brahmin and green vegetables with leaves should be fed to a cow.
Day for wearing: Wednesday
Time for wearing: Sunrise

Authenticity Certificate provided from Gemological Institute of India.

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