Wearing Emerald gemstone – Auspicious days to wear Emerald (Markat, Panna), best weight in carats, which finger you should wear it on and which metal the ring should be made with?
Emerald is the fourth one of Navaratna, Nine Gemstones as per Hindu Astrology. Emerald is associated with the planet Mercury and gives the wearer good health and intelligence. It also bestows wealth and children and protects the wearer from bites of snakes and other evil influences.
Emerald gemstone is green in colour and it is due to the presence of chromium and vanadium. It is found in granites, pegmatites and schists and alluvial deposits.
Planet for Emerald stone – Mercury (Budha)
For Budha doshas, as a remedy Emerald gemstone is worn.
Nature of Emerald stone – Cold
Finger in which to be worn – Pink Finger (Little Finger) / Middle Finger
Auspicious day to wear – Wednesday (Budhavar)
Preferred metal in which the ring or other ornaments should be made – Gold
Weight of Emerald stone – 3 / 5 / 7 / 10 Rattis (1 Ratti = 0.91 Carat).
The weight is measured in Rattis in most of the traditional jewelry stores in India. Based on the locations (North India, Central India, Western India & Eastern India), the measurement varies like for 100 Rattis = 90 to 94 Carats.
Substitute for Emerald gemstone – Aquamarine, Green Tourmaline.
Auspicious Days for wearing Emerald in 2019
2 January 2019
9 January 2019
16 January 2019
23 January 2019 (till 1.30 PM)
30 January 2019 (3.45 PM onwards)
6 February 2019 (till 9.45 AM)
13 February 2019
20 February 2019
27 February 2019