What is a Gem?
Gems: Gems means superior. This is the symbol of superior due to the
impassion the Gems mean some special appearance effect, stability, beautiful
and some special size and shape contained in the stone. Since early times
Gems is available in each parts of the world and maintain attention of human
beings. These can be used not only for making jewelry but solved the problem
of daily life. Gems contains divine powers. The rays comes from the planet
and filter by the gems obtain vibration to human body. It is well equipped
to destroy the diseases. In ayurvedha used in the shape of Bhasma.
In the oldest granth choly the ratan are mention many times. Like this
other regional and historical granth are also gives some useful knowledge of
gems which tells the good and bad effect clearly. In gems some one are very
costly and some are cheaper. Gems are obtained by three methods.
Gems are beautiful stones with a large variety of colours and high density.
Their lustre has been a source of attraction for the people since time
immemorial. These precious stones are found almost in all parts of the
world. Gem stones are not only beautiful and attractive to look at, tey are
also useful for health, longevity, fame and prosperity. ancient kings and
princes stored gem-stones to add to the wealth of their treasury. Noble
ladies were fond of Gems to adorn their bodies. They got gem stones set in
their jewellery and wore them with a great pride. Possessers and weares of
gem stones noticed strange effects of them with the passage of time. Some
issueless ladies might have been blesed with a lovely son after wearing a
particular gem-stone. Some patient might have got rid of some nasty disease
when he wore or possessed a certain gem-stone. Such observations resulted in
the faith in auspicious and inauspicious effects of wearing gem stones.
Experiments proved most of the hypothesis correct. It encouuraged the sstudy
of the Gems which developed a systematic and perfect science of Gemmology in
due ciurse of time.
1. Biological Process
2. Chemical Process
3. Natural Process
(1) Biological Process
These gems are obtained by the process of animals. The two gems of Nav Gems
are obtained by the Biological process in the deep of sea pearls and coral.
This process very slow and took place in a long period of time.
(2) By Chemical Process
In this process the atoms of sand are combined with each other due to
chemical reaction. In the bottom of mountain the smaller atoms combines due
to organic process and covert into costly stone.
Due to this some gems are found in caves, in grounds and bank of the rivers
and can be written in the form of formula e.g. Ruby, emerald.
(3) Natural Process
Sime gems which are different from the passan. These are obtained from the
tree and plants but due to its special and rare and outstanding quality have
tendency to beat easily gems and used in the holy process.