Emerald is a gemstone of green color belonging to the family of beryl gems. Emerald (Panna) is gemstone of Mercury(Budha Garha). Mercury is a karaka or indicator of intelligence, commerce, education, communication writing, books, humor, scholars, thieves and astrologers. Vedic sage Parasara describes him; Mercury is endowed with an attractive physique and the capacity to use words with many meanings. He is fond of jokes.
Mercury is called Yuwraj (Son of king) in the astrology, a strong mercury makes a person strong minded, situation handler, good speaker and famous. Emerald or Panna gemstone should be worn especially by teachers diplomats, scientists, astrologers, architects medical personalities, doctors, businessmen, property dealers, publishers, accountants, engineers, writers, post officers, insurance officers and intellectuals. Emerald or Panna gemstone increases reasoning power, presence of mind and spiritual power.
|General Characteristics of Emerald(Panna)|
|Ring Wearing Finger||Little|
|Metal||Gold / Silver|
|Astrologically GemStone Shape||Rectangular, Oval, Square|
|Refractive Index||1.56–1.60; Uniaxial (–)|
India, Russia, Brazil, Columbia, Pakistan, Zambia, Tanzania, Afghanistan and Madagascar. Zambian emeralds are transparent and light in color whereas Columbian emeralds are dark green color and not much transparent. So wear Zambian emeralds for astrological purpose.