Emerald, popularly known as Panna or Markatmoni across the country, has been the subject of admiration for decades. Bollywood movies and songs have often mentioned this magical gemstone because of its sweeping beauty. Found in shades of green, this valuable gemstone represents the planet, Mercury. It takes almost 500 million years to form the minerals that act as the genesis to this gemstone. The presence of Beryllium imbues the green hue that this precious stone proudly reflects. Scientifically speaking, Emerald is chemically composed of Beryllium Aluminium Cyclosilicate (Be3Al2(SiO3)6). Panna bestows positivity and wisdom in one’s life. It eradicates the negative effects of planet Mercury and passes on the positive powers of the planet.
Originally found in several hues of green, High-quality rare Emeralds Gemstone are found in Colombia. Zambia is the world’s second-largest producer of emerald. Apart from these countries, Brazil and Zimbabwe also produce good quality emerald stones. The cut of an Emerald enhances its overall beauty and appeal. Common shapes that Emeralds are found in are Square cut, Long and Rectangular cut, Round Cut, Princess Cut, Oval Shape, Heart Shape, Cushion Shape etc.
The history of Panna is even more fascinating than its legendary beauty.
The lush green colour has soothed souls and intrigued imaginations since antiquity. The name Emerald stems from the ancient Greek word “Smaragdus” which translates to ‘Green.’
The first known emerald mines were located in Egypt, dating from at least 330 BC into the 1700s. Cleopatra was known to have a passion for Emerald and used it in her royal adornments.
According to some legends, emerald was one of the four precious stones conferred by God to King Solomon. These four stones were said to have endowed the king with power over all creation.
Panna is considered to be beneficial for Taurus, Cancer, Libra, Virgo, Gemini, Capricorn, Aquarius and some other sun shines too.
It is highly recommended for intellect, wisdom, memory, and public speaking. This miraculous gemstone augments the career paths of Government officers, Writers, Spiritual personality, Educationalist, Public speakers, Musicians, Bankers etc. and saves a person from trouble.
It is also believed to clear confusion and increase self-confidence.
Emerald eliminates the negative effects of nightmares and brings good fortune and wealth in life. Not only that, but it is also instrumental in reducing mental stress, bringing happiness and peace in life. According to medical astrology, Panna restores vitality and helps in issues related to eyesight and Brain etc.
Panna Gemstone is recommended to be worn with a gold, white gold, silver or platinum ring. One should follow the ritual of donning a panna ring strictly to achieve desired results. Firstly, it should be marinated in a bowl with 1 spoon of curd, honey gangajal, tulsi leaves and ghee for 10 minutes. This will activate and cleanse the gemstone and remove all its negativity. Thereafter, one needs to pray to god and take the ring out of the mixture, and rinse it with pure gangajal. Finally, the wearer has to wear it on the little finger of their right hand while reciting the mantra ‘Om Budhaya Namah’ 108 times. Being a powerful gemstone with high potency, Emerald shall only be worn after consulting with an astrologer.
Panna weighs 5 carats ideally. On average, the cost of natural Emerald Stone varies depending on their colour, clarity, size, and overall quality. The average price of a 5 carat Emerald ranges between ₹ 8-10,000. Certified Emerald starts from ₹500 per carat and medium-range starts from ₹2000.
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