An Insight into Zodiac/Modern Birthstones & Gemology from Sree Sajal Shastri

November 8th, 2022

An Insight into Zodiac/Modern Birthstones & Gemology from Sree Sajal Shastri

Everyone among us knows that many gemstones can bring along positive impact in our lives. However, some very little people know exactly what are gemstones or birthstones and also about their difference. Zodiac gemstones or the Astral stones have their origin from the pre-historic times when astrologers defined them after a particular zodiac sign. It is believed that every zodiac sign is associated with a gemstone that can impact the life of a particular person who falls under that particular zodiac. It is often believed that genuine gemstones have an amazing power of healing and providing peace to mind and body.

According to some of the best astrologers in Kolkata, the people in India are confused about the astrological gemstones and the modern birthstones and some of them even think them to be similar. As per Sree Sajal Shastri, who has been awarded the best astrologer in South Kolkata for the year 2019-2020, believes that there is a basic difference between the two and what has been prescribed below:

Astrological stones are based on the zodiac sign of a person, while the birthstones are based on the calendar month. The present-day birth months or calendar months were not known during the Exodus time and it was only in 1912 that the jewellers of the US have derived a standard version of the gemstones.

Below given is a comprehensive list that defines the birthstones needed for a person born on a particular month from the modern, traditional, mystical and ayurvedic perspective:

Birth Month
Modern Birthstones
Traditional Birthstones
Mystical Birthstones Ayurvedic Birthstones
January Garnet Garnet Emerald Garnet
February Amethyst Amethyst Bloodstone Amethyst
March Aquamarine Bloodstone Jade Bloodstone
April Diamond Diamond Opal Diamond
May Emerald Emerald Sapphire Agate
June Pearl, Moonstone Alexandrite Moonstone Pearl
July Ruby Ruby Ruby Ruby
August Peridot Sardonyx Diamond Sapphire
September Sapphire Sapphire Agate Moonstone
October Opal, Tourmaline Tourmaline Jasper Opal
November Yellow Topaz, Citrine Citrine Pearl Topaz
Blue Topaz, Turquoise
Zircon, Turquoise Onyx Lapis Lazuli


About Gemology         

Gemology is the logical investigation of gemstones, which much of the time assimilate the investigation of mineralogical elementals, for example, arrangement, starting, official technique, physical belongings and acknowledgement of gemstones. It assesses the fundamental information on auxiliary, crystallographic, concoction, physical independence and properties of pearls. It likewise retains how gemstones are designed.

Exceptional gemology manages classifications and assortments of gemstones, impersonations, and manufactured stones. Traditionally, the natural substance, for example, golden, coral, pearls and non-minerals are additionally remembered for this subject of specific gemology.

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