As per Hindu mythology, Mercury (son of the Moon) is the ruling planet of the Zodiac signs, Gemini and Virgo. The planet represents one’s intellect, voice, thought-process and awareness. Emerald, also known as “Panna”, is associated with the planet Mercury and helps reduce dreadful effects of this planet by ensuring emotional, physical, and spiritual balance of the wearer. Sometimes referred to as ‘The Healer’s Stone’, this stone improves one’s decision making capability, reasoning power and presence of mind. Green in color, this rare gemstone governs the common sense of an individual and is capable of spreading peace & love all around.
This stone is termed as beryl stone and is found in different colors such as white, red, green and red due to the presence of chromium in it. It is very hard stone with its hardness measured on 7.5 to 8.0 on the Mohs scale. The emerald stone of green color is appreciated for its captivating color properties that make it an immensely popular stone among people. It is loved by people of all age groups, especially girls love to wear this gemstone in jewelry items such as rings, necklace, bracelet etc.
As per astrology, there is a huge importance of this gemstone. It is believed to enhance contentment and the power to perceive things that cannot be understood otherwise. IT is the most intense, scintillating, spell bounding and intense stone one can ever find. Apart from being the most attractive gemstone, there are various properties of this precious stone, its association with the prince of all planets “Venus” makes it the best.