Friday, May 1, 2009

Moonstone Gemstone

Moonstone is representation of the Moon and normally found as a translucent creamy white stone with a glow like that of the Moon. This stone is the astrological substitute of Pearl and an excellent stone for ladies. This gemstones in fact comes in a variety of colors, with Clarity ranging from transparent to translucent. It is also found with a bluish or yellowish tint or colors ranging from colorless to white, gray, brown, orange, green, or pink. The blue colored is considered the most precious among all. This gem is also referred to as ‘Rainbow Moonstone’ because it will pick up the colors you wear.

Zircon Gemstone

Zircon is the substitute stone of diamond and comes in several colors and shades. Depending on the impurities found in the stone it is also found in a variety of colors like the blue, green, red, yellow, brown, violet, aquamarine, orange or colorless. Zircon is associated with the Zodiac signs of Aries, Capricorn and Sagittarius. It is also the birthstone of those born in the month of December. This stone is said to bring in success, wealth and fame to the wearer.

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Garnet Gemstone

Garnet is the birthstone for those born in the month of January and wedding anniversary gemstone associated with the 2nd and 6th year of marriage. Garnets work well for those born under the sun signs of Aries, Leo, Virgo, Capricorn and Aquarius. Although Garnet is normally seen in the color of pomegranate seeds, it is also seen in a multitude of other colors including red, orange, yellow, green, blue, black, pink, brown, purple or colorless.

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Fluorite Gemstone

Fluorite gemstone comes in a wide range of colors including yellow, white, blue, green, pink, black, brown, orange purple or colorless. This stone is also referred to as Fluorspar or Genius Stone. Fluorite is used as a source of fluorine for hydrofluoric acid and fluorinated water. It is also used as a gemstone and for making ornamental carvings. Fluorite is a balancing and healing stone and is used to provide relief from pain, stress, depression and anxiety.

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Rock Crystal or Spatik

Rock Crystal is the cold, transparent and colourless variety of quartz stone. This stone is representation of purity,peace, knowledge and beauty. It is widely used for making beautiful jewellery, idols and for healing purposes. Rock Crystal, also known as Spatik Mani, is the substitute of Diamond and representation of the Planet Venus.

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