Emerald Gemstone (called Panna Stone in Hindi Language)

What are Emeralds?

Emerald stones are one of the most beautiful and stunning gemstones found on Earth. Emerald is a green colored highly precious stone which is subordinate of a mineral called Beryl. This famous stone, also known as ‘Panna’, is connected to the prophetic planet Mercury or Buddha.

The comprehensive belief of Emerald is that this gemstone is interfaced with the Anahata (heart) chakra and is viewed as a remedy for illnesses related to this chakra. Emerald Stones are particularly used to outfit the profound energies and mend the issues identified with the psyche.

Chemical Composition of Emerald or Panna :-

Mineral Family  :- Beryl family (Be3Al2(SiO3)6)

Color:- Colored green by trace amounts of chromium and sometimes vanadium.

Hardness:- 7.5–8 on the Mohs scale Source :- Wikipedia

Who should wear the Emerald?

Emerald represents the planet Mercury. According to Vedic astrology recommendations, this gemstone can be worn to emerge out of negative influences caused by a weaker Mercury in a person’s horoscope. According to Indian Astrology, this stone is advised for star signs of Gemini & Virgo.

According to western astrology, star sign of Cancer is advised to wear this stone. Ascendants of Taurus, Libra, Capricorn, and Aquarius may also wear emerald. With beauty, this stone offers various benefits which help in the growth of your life.

What factor and properties determine the quality of Emerald Gemstone?

Like all the other precious gemstones, Emerald, is also graded based on four C’s of Connoisseurship, namely

  1. Color
  2. Clarity
  3. Cut
  4. Carat Weight

What to choose among Color & Clarity in Natural Emeralds?

Emerald is worn for both astrological requirements and as a precious jewelry stone. To choose among color or clarity during purchase, one must be clear about the use of emerald. Since in Vedic astrology, the shade of emerald influences the most, so if you are buying emerald for an astrological purpose, you must focus on color. If you are purchasing an emerald as a piece of your jewelry, then you can focus on buying an emerald stone with better clarity than the color.

What Color of Emerald is best?

Emeralds are most likely known for their color specifications and varieties. Many experts recommend that the Bluish Green to Pure Green variations in brighter shades is best suited for individuals. Professionals also suggest natural untreated emeralds with lighter shades. Emeralds occur in hues ranging from yellow-green to blue-green, with the primary hue necessarily being green.

Emerald Stone Price – What is the price of Emerald per Carat?

Color saturation and Hue are a more significant factor in determining the value of an Emerald. On a standard note, the price of Emerald per Carat in India is between Rs. 3000 to Rs. 50000

The variation in color depends much on its mining location. In general, Colombian Emeralds are warmer having intense, pure green color, and Zambian Emeralds have a cooler, bluish green color.

Other factors influencing the price of emerald are its Transparency, Luster and Cutting Style.

Emerald Benefits:

Emerald gemstone affiliates with the hopeful planet Mercury which also symbolizes vitality and longevity, nourishing the heart and the soul.

Mental Peace &Health- People having problems related to gastro-intestinal, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and kidney should definitely wear this stone. This gemstone relaxes the body and mind by giving peace.

Great for financial, creative and intellectual ventures- The wearer of this stone gets to benefit in creativity, linguistic skills, and artistic talents. The wearer is also able to ideate and innovate in a much more efficient manner while wearing this gemstone.

Ideal for concentration and skills development- Since Mercury rules intelligence, this gemstone helps an individual derive a balanced perspective, gives them a better grasping power, thereby getting a better understanding of life and its experiences.