India is the motherland of the Jyotish tradition and the art of recommending gemstones based on one’s astrological birth chart. Vedic Astrology and Ayurveda were developed there thousands of years ago to help people acquire greater knowledge of the self, the cultivation of balance, and the promotion of lasting well-being. These sciences prove to hold… Read More Buying Gems in India: You Get What You Pay For
I never collected rocks when I was young. I really never once thought about gems until one day in the summer of 1979 on the campus of Amherst Massachusetts. I was one of 3,600 people participating in a 40 day long meditation retreat. After meditating daily for six hours a day I was in a… Read More How I Found My Passion for Gemstones
Recently, I was asked this question by a customer. The short answer is this: We are dedicated to sourcing the most potent, powerful, untreated gemstones at the very best prices possible for use in Jyotish (Vedic astrology). Our collection of gems is of the finest quality and purity available anywhere, and our prices are always extremely competitive given… Read More What Differentiates Us From Our Competition?
Gemstones are amazing. Most are found deep within the earth under intense heat and pressure. They are some of the most beautiful physical forms in creation exhibiting amazingly vivid colors. Only flowers can rival the beautiful colors of gemstones. But flowers last almost no time. While gemstones last, well, nearly forever. Most were formed long… Read More Gemstones are amazing.
Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jay Boyle, I’m a Graduate Gemologist and the owner of Astrological Gem. I’m a huge proponent of utilizing precious gemstones for Jyotish (Vedic Astrology), though I was a skeptic when I first entered the gem business. It wasn’t until I began testing Jyotish gemstones that I became… Read More Who is Jay Boyle?