Blue Sapphire Effects & Benefits


By Tiffany April Raines, Certified Gemstone Advisor of Astrological Gem International Over the years, I’ve noticed that our clients tend to purchase Saturn gemstones for one of two reasons: some wish to strengthen the presence of Saturn in their lives, and some wish to appease or minimize Saturn’s difficult and heavy influence upon them. If it’s appropriate and beneficial to do so, I like… Read More Blue Sapphire Effects & Benefits

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Astrological Gemstone


By Tiffany April Raines, Certified Gemstone Advisor of Astrological Gem International Looking to buy a Vedic Gemstone?  Keep these tips in mind in order to make the most of your purchase. 1.) Only buy top quality gemstones. There are endless gemstones available online and in jewelry stores, with endless pitfalls to look out for when it comes to receiving astrological benefit.… Read More 10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Astrological Gemstone

What to Expect from Your Astrological Gemstone


By Tiffany April Raines, Certified Gemstone Advisor of Astrological Gem International At Astrological Gem, we believe that the quality and purity of a Vedic gemstone is directly related to its ability to transmit results for Jyotish. This means that a high quality natural gemstone (possessing a high degree of flawlessness, ideal color, and optimal cut) will be the… Read More What to Expect from Your Astrological Gemstone

Uparatnas: How to Buy a Gemstone on a Budget


When shopping for Jyotish gems, always remember the golden rule of Vedic Gemology: The quality of an astrological gemstone is the most critical factor in determining whether or not any planetary effects will be acquired from wearing it. It is always better to buy a top quality secondary gemstone, or uparatna, than to buy a cheap, poor quality, heavily included (flawed), or heat-treated… Read More Uparatnas: How to Buy a Gemstone on a Budget

The Nine Jyotish Gems and Their Corresponding Vedic Planets


By Tiffany April Raines, Certified Gemstone Advisor of Astrological Gem International At Astrological Gem, we see time and time again how top-quality Vedic gemstones produce significant, quantifiable results for the gemstone wearer.  These results are traditionally in alignment with the qualities of the planet that the gemstone represents.  The gemstones for Vedic Astrology channel the… Read More The Nine Jyotish Gems and Their Corresponding Vedic Planets

What Makes a Gemstone Jyotish Quality?


By Tiffany April Raines, Certified Gemstone Advisor of Astrological Gem International When it comes to buying astrological gemstones, it’s important to make an informed purchase.  Because the quality of the gemstone is the primary factor in determining how effective it will be for Vedic Astrology, being able to delineate between a top-quality and a poor-quality… Read More What Makes a Gemstone Jyotish Quality?

How do Astrological (Jyotish) Gemstones Work?


By Tiffany April Raines, Certified Gemstone Advisor of Astrological Gem International Jyotish (Vedic Astrology) is the Sanskrit word for “science of light.” This ancient science is founded on the understanding that all matter in the universe is comprised, in its purest form, of light and energetic frequency. Over the course of thousands of years, the… Read More How do Astrological (Jyotish) Gemstones Work?