|Zircon is famous for its cooling effects and power to eliminate agitation and
Zircon is used as a substitute to Diamond and used as a Remedy for Venus in
Indian Vedic astrology.
Zircon is capable of bringing about the understanding of life and reality, and
pleasant dreams for its wearers. It is hypothesized that Zircon had got its red
color from the blood of Hyacinthus who was murdered by Apollo in jealousy.
Zircon exerts its magical effects on the respiratory system, healing asthma,
bronchial infections, severe colds etc.
Psychologically speaking, Zircon induces a certain level of common sense in its
wearers and enhances their coping abilities. Moreover, the wearers of Zircon are
better able to conquer the losses in their lives. Zircon is most effective for
the Zodiac Star Libra.
It can be found in Australia, Thailand, Cambodia, Norway, and Sri Lanka.
variety of colors is found in Zircon such as, orange, yellow, brown, green,
blue, violet and it is also found in transparent form (colorless).
Zircon can be
cleaned by putting it into dry sea salt once in a month, and its direct contact
with skin can be more effective for wearer.
In its raw form, it can be worn in direct contact with body, and in other
conditions, it is embedded in jewelry.
Chemical name of the Zircon is zirconium silicate. ZrSiO4 is its chemical formulae.
Structure of the Zircon is tetragonal crystal structure. Colourless Zircon which
shows the quality of a gem is a very popular alternative for the diamond. It is
familiar as “Matura Diamond.”
Zircon is everywhere in the outer surface of the earth. It forms in the igneous
rock (as the main crystallization substance). It forms in the metamorphic and in
the sedimentary rocks. Big Zircon crystal is very rare. Their size is around 0.3
mm in the granite rocks. But in pegmatite it may grow to the centimetres.
Its colour may be changed owing to heat treatment. The growth of red, purple and
pink zircon forms after 100 of millions of years.
It is recommended that you should wear not less than 2 Carat and not more than 16
Carat of Zircon depends on you need.
As Zircon is often used as a substitute to Diamond, it is a Cheaper priced Gem
compared to Diamond available in the market.
Zircon is available at the price range of Rs 500/-
when the weight is less then 4 Carat.
If the size of the Zircon is 4 Carat or more then the price range is Rs
to Rs 1,000/-
Please Note that : 1 Gram = 8 Ratti = 4.8 Carat and 1 Ratti = 0.6 Carat.
Be aware of artificially prepared colored stone. 80% gems available are not natural stone. This is indeed a big problem in the market now. They are either glass made artificially or gem stone colored artificially to increase its price. These stones are sometime capable of passing the laboratory test (like GII test) as well like the original.