Selecting emeralds is hard. At Astrological Gem, we have found that it is by far the most difficult purchase of any Vedic gemstone. Becoming an expert on selecting these stones is imperative to our business and has only been achieved through examination of not hundreds but thousands of stones from all over the world. I… Read More Understanding Emeralds
Pearls are organic material, made of calcium carbonate just like our teeth and fingernails. This means they are easily damaged when exposed to harsh temperatures, chemicals, and more. Astrological Gem recommends the following guidelines to give your pearls a long and radiant life: Your pearl will be healthiest if you do not wear it while… Read More Caring for Your Pearl
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.
So your astrologer says “You need to strengthen Venus! Wear a diamond on your middle finger.” Inside you pump up and think “Diamonds, sweet, I have those earrings and that old ring from my grandmother.” Then he continues, “It needs to weight at least 1 carat, and needs to be set in a ring so… Read More Can I wear this diamond?
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
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?
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?
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?