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Genuine Gemstones

Absolutely natural, non treated, powerful gems. Vishhwas offers natural gemstones that come with a Certification of authenticity, based on the 'clarity and purity' standard, the highest measure of gemstone certification in the world. In addition, Vishhwas maintains the quality of gemstones by testing each piece under different instruments by our expert gemologist from Gemological Institute of America(GIA) and Gemological Institute of India(GII). Not only this, Vishhwas gems are enlightened by astrologers to make them more powerful. Throughout the whole process of selection, we make sure that you get nothing but the best, so that your dreams come true just the way you want them to.

Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj)

In the Holy Scriptures, sapphire is consistently described as being around the Throne of God.

Blue Sapphire (Neelam)

Blue sapphire is a gemstone that has never lost its timeless appeal.

Emerald (Panna)

The name emerald comes from the Greek ‘smaragdos’ via the Old French ‘esmeralde

Ruby (Manikya)

Ruby’s red glow is like the snowflake and the rainbow.

Garnet (Gomedak)

Garnet traces its roots to the Nile Delta in 3100 B.C., where Egyptian artisans

Coral (Moonga)

Corals are organic product which settled in enormous colonies in the depths

Cats eye (Lehsunia Stone)

Like the eye of a sleek feline predator, the Cat’s Eye winks at the astonished

Opal

Opals are also known as the "Gem of the Gods". The name opal is thought

Pearl (Moti)

Pearls have been prized for their beauty and rarity for more than four thousand

Rudraksha

Rudraksha, also rudraksh, Sanskrit: rudrākṣa ("Rudra's [Shiva's] Teardrops"), is a seed

Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj)

In the Holy Scriptures, sapphire is consistently described as being around the Throne of God. Yellow sapphire harmonizes and benefits Guru or Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system. It signifies knowledge, wisdom, virtue, fortune, justice, education, future, religion, philosophy, devotion, children, distant travel, spirituality, truthfulness, prosperity and charity. Yellow Sapphire guides action in the most harmonious and uplifting manner and balances inner and outer input while simultaneously performing and monitoring action.

Care
As with all gems, protect sapphire from scratches, sharp blows and temperature changes, although the sapphire is so tough, no special care is really required. However, sapphires are subject to chipping and fracture if handled roughly. Remove jewellery before doing heavy work.

Pooja time:

Thursday during the Hora of Guru i.e. between 6-7am or 1-2pm

Mantra:

Aum brim brihaspataye namah

Pooja Articles:

(1) Yellow coloured cloth (Mango Colour)
(2) Bengal Gram (coated) Sandal, Kumkum
(3)Ketaki Flowers or marigold flowers Prasad i.e. Kheer made of Jaggery and Moong Dal

Method:

Spread a yellow cloth in below an God idol. Spread Bengal gram(Channa Dal) on it. Apply sandal, kumkum to the ring and plate it on the dal. Take 3 Ketaki flowers, or 3 marigold flowers with Channa dal and recite Guru Mantra. After pooja, offer kheer made of moong dal and jaggery. Wear the ring and donate Bengal gram.

Blue Sapphire (Neelam)

Blue sapphire is a gemstone that has never lost its timeless appeal. Combining excellent hardness and wear-ability with outstanding brilliance and luster, blue is the classic sapphire color.

Ancient priests and sorcerers honoured sapphire above all gems, for this stone enabled them to interpret oracles and foretell the future. Blue sapphire is so powerful if used properly that it can alleviate even long-term misfortune. It represents longevity, discipline, authority, ambition, leadership, perfection, humility, accidents, conservatism and dutifulness. Blue sapphire can cause sudden upturn in business and change the life pattern of the wearer for good. It brings wealth, name and fame.

Care & Cleaning Care & Cleaning
Blue sapphires can be cleaned with a gemstone cleaning cloth and warm water with dish detergent. For deeper cleaning, soak the piece of sapphire ring or pendant in a dish detergent and warm water solution for 10 to 20 minutes, and then scrub gently but firmly with a soft cloth or makeup brush to remove any residues and dirt. Dry carefully with a gemstone cleaning cloth before wearing. Gemstone cleaning cloth is available at Vishhwas store.

Pooja Method Mantra:
“Om Sham Shaneyshachraye Namah”
Day & Time:
Saturday between 6-7am or 1-2 pm in the afternoon
Pooja Articles:
(1) Iron or Steel Plate
(2) Steel Lamp
(3) Black til Sandal, Kumkum
(4) Blue flowers
(5) Eight black cloth
Method:
Keep the iron or steel plate. Light the lamp. Spread til over the plate. Wash the ring, apply sandal and kumkum to it and place it on the plate. Recite Shani Mantra with blue flowers. Offer Prasad of til rice (cooked rice mixed with til). Offer this til rice, black cloth (if it is winter donate black shawl) to eight beggars or poor along with rs.10/- to each one.

Emerald (Panna)

The name emerald comes from the Greek ‘smaragdos’ via the Old French ‘esmeralde’, and really just means ‘green gemstone’. Innumerable fantastic stories have grown up around this magnificent gem. Written many centuries ago, the Vedas, the holy scriptures of the Indians, say of the precious green gems and their healing properties: ‘Emeralds promise good luck …’ and ‘The emerald enhances the well-being …’. Emerald helps in acquiring wealth and the native would be blessed with intelligence, good health, wealth, longevity, lands and prosperity, domestic happiness and an obstruction free life. It brings advancement in profession, name, fame and honour.

Emerald Care
Protect emerald from scratches and sharp blows, sudden temperature changes and any type of chemical solvent. Clean your emerald jewelery by using room temperature running water and a soft toothbrush and a mild soap. After drying, it can be rubbed with a gemstone cleaning cloth. For resizing or repairs take it only to a knowledgeable, professional gemmologist.

Pooja Method Mantra:

“Om Sham Shaneyshachraye Namah”

Pooja Time:

Wednesday during the “Budha Hora” i.e. 6am – 7am or 1pm – 2 pm

Pooja Articles:

(1) One Plate
(2) One kalash made of silver or Steel
(3) Rice
(4) Sandal, Kumkum
(5) Betel leaves
(6) Coconut
(7) Green cloth
(8) Flower Garland
(9) Milk, sugar, Saffron, Mishri, elaichi, Eatable Camphor and Rose Water
(10) Any sweet for Prasad

Method:

Take a plate and spread rice over it. Take one kalash and apply chandan on it- 3 lines each. Apply Kumkum on the middle line. Now, place the kalash over rice plate, pour milk into the kalash mixed with sugar, saffron, mishri, elaichi, eatable camphor and eatable rose water. Now put the Emerald ring in the milk. Keep 5 betel leaves on the kalash. On that, keep coconut and apply sandal, kumkum on the coconut. Put green cloth, flower garland, and perform mantra. Offer sweet as Prasad. After the pooja wear the Emerald Ring. After wearing the ring, donate green gram.

Ruby (Manikya)

Ruby’s red glow is like the snowflake and the rainbow. In one of those glorious accidents of nature, ruby is blessed with both a red body color and a tendency to take bits of visible blue and green light and blast them back with a laser-like red emission.


In the fascinating world of gemstones, the ruby is the undisputed ruler. For thousands of years, the ruby has been considered one of the most valuable gemstones on Earth. It has everything a precious stone should have: magnificent colour, excellent hardness and outstanding brilliance. The Sanskrit word for ruby is ‘ratnaraj’, which means ‘king of the gemstones.’

Benefits:
Ruby represent Sun, it not only represents the body and inner will, but the soul itself. This limits prosperity, wealth, and the ability to attract good fortune towards oneself. One can attain significance, good reputation with the strength of a ruby.

Care:
As with all gems, protect ruby from scratches, sharp blows and temperature changes, although the ruby is so tough, no special care is really required. However, rubies are subject to chipping and fracture if handled roughly. Don’t use any abrasives, not even toothpaste, as such abrasives will not hurt rubies but will scratch the softer gold or platinum settings. Use gemstone cleaning cloth for polishing available at VISHHWAS store.

Pooja time:

Sunday during “Marshora” between 5 am to 6 am or 12 noon to 1 pm

Mantra:

OM ADITYAYA VIDMAHE, SAHASRA KIRANAYA DHEEMAHE THANNO BHANU PRACHODAYAT. (OR) OM HRAAM HREEM HROUM SAHA SURYAYA NAMAHA

Pooja Articles:

(1) Red Silk Cloth
(2) Wheat
(3) Dhoop Sticks
(4) Lamp
(5) 21 Yellow Flowers
(6) Prasad of Wheat Rawa Upma

Method:

Spread red silk cloth before a God idol, whom you worship, and put wheat on the cloth. Wash the gemstone ring with Ganga jal. Then apply Sandal, Kumkum on it and place it on the red silk cloth. Now light the lamp, and glow dhoop stick, do pooja to the ring with yellow flowers reciting Surya Mantra. Offer Upma as prasad. Now wear the ring. After the ring is worn, donate jaggery to get maximum benefit.

Garnet (Gomedak)

Garnet traces its roots to the Nile Delta in 3100 B.C., where Egyptian artisans would craft the gemstone into beads or inlay them into hand-wrought jewelry. Garnet received its name from the ancient Greeks because the color reminded of the “granatum,” or pomegranate seed.


Hindu astrology relates hessonite garnet to Rahu. Vedic mythology suggests that Rahu is a serpent that causes eclipses through its action of swallowing the moon or the sun. Metaphysically, some people have regarded the hessonite garnet gemstone as one that increases spirituality and self respect.

Care:
You can clean your garnet with warm soapy water and a soft brush. Always make sure you rinse the stone well after washing it. Ultrasonic treatments may also be used for garnets. Do not steam clean your garnet. As with other stones, one should take care of their garnet and protect it from sharp blows, harsh temperatures and chemicals.

Pooja time:

Thursday between 6-7am or 1-2 pm

Mantra:

Aum bhram bhrim bhrim bhraum sah rahave namah

Pooja Articles:

(1) One snake idol
(2) Pieces of brown clothes
(3) Half Kg of black urad dal
(4) Sandal, Kumkum
(5) flowers
(6) Yellow rice
(7) Prasad made of milk and plantain

Method:

Place the snake idol in front. Spread brown cloth around it. Spread half kg. Black urad dal over it, and again spread brown cloth over it. Again spread urad dal on it. Wash Gomeda ring and apply sandal, kumkum to it. Take one flower and tie it with the ring over a red thread. Now place the Gomeda ring over the black urad dal. Now all around it place some coins and flowers. Now take yellow rice and perform Rahu Mantra. After pooja offer plantain mixed with milk. After pooja is over, donate brown cloth, urad dal, and the coins to the beggers.

Coral (Moonga)

Corals are organic product which settled in enormous colonies in the depths of warm seas long before our time. An gemstone from the sea, coral was believed to bestow wisdom, protect from evil, heal wounds and calm the soul. Red coral is ruled by Mars. A coral will increase wealth and remove danger and obstacles. Coral turns inactive persons into active ones, helps build finances, increases determination, courage, physical strength, vitality, and leadership qualities, and helps one to finish the tasks he has begun.

Care:
Do not clean coral in a home ultrasonic cleaner. Special care is required for corals. Remove coral rings when washing and moisturizing your hands. Coral is very soft, so you should avoid chemicals. Coral is brittle, scratched easily and can chip off or even break if handled roughly. Always, clean coral with a gemstone cleaning cloth, available at VISHHWAS store.

Pooja Method Mantra:

Om bhom bhomaya namaha om; Om ang angarakaya namaha; Mangalaya namaha; Om kujaya namah; Om mam.

Pooja Time:

Tuesday during “Mars Hora” i.e. 6-7am or 1-2pm

Pooja Articles:

(1) Red Silk cloth (two)
(2) Copper plate
(3) Tuar Dal (4) Red Flowers
(5) Raagi
(6) Honey

Method:

Place red silk cloths before an God idol and spread Tuar Dal on it. Place the copper plate over the dal. Now place another red silk on it and again spread tuar dal on it. Wash the coral ring with ‘Ganga Jal’, apply sandal and kumkum. Take 3,6 or 9 red flowers, tie them to the ring with the help of a red thread and place the ring on tuar dal. Wear the ring and recite Mantra. Offer honey as Prasad, and after pooja is completed, donate masoor dal in red cover.

Cats eye (Lehsunia Stone)

Like the eye of a sleek feline predator, the Cat’s Eye winks at the astonished observer – a real miracle of Nature! That’s why only this attractive gemstone has the right to the short, fitting name of “cat’s eye”. This gem is really something special with its narrow, bright band of light on a shimmering background, which seems to glide magically across the surface when the stone is moved.


Since ancient times, Cat’s Eye has been regarded as a gemstone which protects its wearer and keeps disaster at bay. Wearing a good cat’s eye makes one wealthy, healthy, strongly determined, knowledge. It gives gains from speculations, the stock market. Politicians can use cat’s eye to good benefit, and it can help those in business from loosing money.

Pooja Method Mantra:

Om kem ketave namaha.

Pooja Time:

Thursday between 6-7am to 1-2pm or between 8-9 pm

Pooja Articles:

1. one snake idol
2. one brass plate
3. grey or red cloth
4. horse gram
5. sandal, kumkum
6. curd for offering
7. one small bowl for sugar

Method:

Place the snake idol in front, inside or before it, place the brass plate and spread red or grey cloth over the brass plate. Now wash the cat’s eye ring, apply sandal and kumkum and place it over cloth. Recite ketu mantra. After that, offer curd as offering. Wear the ring and donate sugar to somebody along with the bowl.

Opal

Opals are also known as the "Gem of the Gods". The name opal is thought to be derived from the Sanskrit upala, meaning "precious stone," and the letter Greek derivate "Opallios," which mean to "see a change of colour." The opal stands for hope, purity, health and innocence. Many believe that those who wear Opal will be treated to a greater understanding of life's possibilities and will discover new and different views of the world they live in. Opals are also believed to assist in healing. Opal is a strong gemstone, it can substitute a diamond.

Care:
Opals are delicate, but well worth the care. Their most significant weakness has to do with the water content. If an opal is allowed to dry, it will crack and craze. If you live in a very dry climate, or keep them in a dehumidified room, some precautions are necessary. Because of their water content, opals are also highly sensitive to sudden changes in temperature. If you do get an opal ring, choose a setting that protects it from coming in contact with other objects.

Pearl (Moti)

Pearls have been prized for their beauty and rarity for more than four thousand years. From ancient China, India, and Egypt, to Imperial Rome, to the Arab world, to Native American tribes, cultures from around the world and throughout recorded history have valued pearls longer than any other gem.


Pearls are unique in the world of colored gemstones since they are the only gemstone formed within a living creature.

Care:
Pearls require special care because they contain calcareous crystals that are sensitive to chemicals and acids. To care for your pearls, avoid using perfume, hairspray, abrasives, solvents, and nail polish removers while wearing them. Like your skin, pearls contain water and may dehydrate and crack if exposed continuously to arid conditions.

Pooja time:

Monday during “Chandra Hora” i.e. between 6 – 7PM or 8 – 9PM

Mantra:

Thursday between 6-7am to 1-2pm or between 8-9 pmOm Shrim Som Somaya Namah

Pooja Articles:

(1) One Plate
(2) One kalash
(3) Rice
(4) Curd
(5) flowers
(6) Shiv – Parvati Photo

Method:

Pour curd in the kalash and put the Pearl ring in it. Apply sandal, turmeric and kumkum to the kalash. Take a plate and spread rice in it. Now place the kalash on this plate. Close the kalash with another plate then place ‘Shiv-Parvati’ photo on it. Take rice and perform archana to the Moon on the rice plate. Offer “Milk Kheer” as Prasad. After wearing the ring, donate milk and misri.

Rudraksha

Rudraksha, also rudraksh, Sanskrit: rudrākṣa ("Rudra's [Shiva's] Teardrops"), is a seed traditionally used for prayer beads in Hinduism. The seed is produced by several species of large evergreen broad-leaved tree in the genus Elaeocarpus, with Elaeocarpus ganitrus being the principal species used in the making of organic jewellery or mala.

Some professional advice

Before buying a gemstone, please make sure that the gem is genuine, natural, and certified from a reputed laboratory. You can take advice of a qualified and professional gemologist.

 

Do not purchase a gemstone, which is treated with chemicals because it can have adversely effect you. Some of the treated gemstones which are available in the market are Bangkok Sapphire, glass filled Rubies, synthetic Pearls. You can always bring your gem to us for an appraisal, we will be happy to assist you.

 

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