The wide array of gemstones available worldwide complicates finding your perfect natural
gemstone. Here are a few simple steps to follow to buy the appropriate gemstone. Whether
you're buying a gemstone for astrological purposes or to be used as jewellery, a gem guide will
help everyone to purchase the natural and the right choice for yourselves. There are several
factors to consider that decide the value of a gemstone, such as weight- (carat/ratti), colour,
clarity, cut- brilliance. Factors like the origin of gemstones and reliable sources are also very
important. Gem lab certificate is one of the most important components as it mentions the natural or synthetic, cut, origin, clarity, mentions any treatment on gemstone - heated, treated
or glass filled.
2. How to select the gemstone?
The value of gemstone depends upon 4C's- Colour, Clarity, Cut and Carat (weight) and origin. In
terms of colour, the more intense the gemstone, the higher its value. In terms of cut, brilliant
cuts are more valuable than old-fashioned cuts- round, oval, square. In terms of carat/ weight-
as the weight increases, it becomes expensive. In terms of clarity, lesser inclusions view from the
naked eye, the more valuable it becomes. Origin is one of the main factors in the selection of
gemstones. For example, Ceylonese yellow sapphire is considered the best quality in the world,
whereas yellow sapphire from Bangkok is relatively less expensive. The selection of gemstones
depends upon the budget, and it is important to buy natural gemstones as it yours to keep
forever, whether used for astrological or jewellery purposes.
3. What should i be careful about?
One should be extremely careful to buy natural gemstones only whether utilised for jewellery
purposes or their astrological value and healing properties. One must be aware to buy assured
quality and from authentic sources only. It is advisable to buy gemstones from a reputed seller
only. Buying a gemstone is honestly an investment for life. Therefore, one should be careful
about buying natural gemstones. Lab certification is a reliable source that mentions natural,
untreated or unheated, glass filled, origin and cut. DRISHTI GEMS is a leading authorised dealer
of a 100% natural certified premium range of gemstones. Our primacy provides exceptional
services to our customers- authentic lab certification, an extensive range of premium
gemstones, and Global Gemology Consultation. We guarantee the best prices for unheated
& untreated gemstones. We supply 100% natural gemstones only. We take pride in
delivering 10 lakhs+ satisfied customers.
4. How should i wear a gemstone?
The best way to wear gemstones and reap the benefits of their captivating appearance and
astrological benefits, jewellery form has been used since ancient times. The accurate way to
wear a gemstone is as prescribed by the astrologer. The selection of metal and time to wear the
particular gemstone for maximum benefits is as the astrologer prescribed. Those who believe in
Pooja rituals can follow the right Vedic procedure to wear a gemstone (Ratna Dharan Karne Ki
Vidhi ) to attain maximum benefits in their life.
5. Where should i purchase from?
As mentioned earlier, there are many factors to consider before buying a gemstone, like an
origin and 4 C's - colour, clarity, carat and cut. Buying a natural gemstone is extremely important
as we understand that it is an investment for life. Therefore, we assure 100% natural, untreated
and unheated gemstones. Drishti gem is a leading authorised dealer of 100% natural and a
reputed dealer in India. We also provide lab- certification from Drishti Gems with every
gemstone, which GIA, IGI and GRS can also test.