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Interesting facts that you have to know about Gemstones.

Gemstones are used to create jewelry, and they are also worn for the good fortunes that they can bestow on us. We all need some luck when we want to succeed in our careers, marriages, and personal lives, and for this reason; we depend on the positive vibrations of the stars and planets.

Precious stones like diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, and rubies are also associated with royalty. Over the years, many important gemstones have had a connection with the rise and fall of dynasties and their prosperity.

Let’s have a look at some interesting facts about these gemstones:

  • The name of every gemstone is derived from its monetary value, celestial or spiritual prosperities, and social, cultural importance in the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Rome, and Greece.

  • In ancient India, the gemstones were classified into two separate categories, namely the major and minor gems.

  • The divine gems are associated with various astrological signs like blue sapphire for Saturn and diamond for Venus.

  • Pearl farms in the United States can be found in Tennessee and Hawaii.

  • Moonstone is a type of precious gemstone which is believed by people in India to bring great success and fortune.

  • In Ancient Egypt, the gemstone Lapis Lazuli was crushed into powder and used to make eye shadow.

  • Greeks and Romans during the ancient times believed that the diamonds were tears of the Gods and created from the splinters of twinkling stars.

  • Aquamarine stones can help in reducing toothaches and Rose Quartz can be used for weight loss, protecting against skin wrinkles, and clearing of acne.

Atwood Jewelers gives you a vast variety of choices in Gemstones. SO, What are you waiting for, call us to know more interesting facts and incorporate a beautiful piece of gemstone into your bracelet, necklace, ring, etc?


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