In ancient time, Zircon was known as “Hyacinth”. Perhaps, it is the most undervalued stones among other colorful and sparkling stones. These crystals are very popular due to their colorless effect, as it closely resembles diamonds and are used in jewelry and ornamentation. Clear and transparent, Zircon is a natural mineral made from pure Zirconium Silicate. The intense gleam and strong sparkles provide this stone a magnificent appearance.
Gem-quality crystals are usually found as shingles in alluvial deposits. For over 2000 years, Sri Lanka has been a source of gem material and other places includes Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Australia, Brazil, Nigeria, Tanzania and France.
Zircon has a wide range of healing properties and becomes an effective stone for the wearer.
Zircon has an anti-spasmodic effect on the liver and gall bladder of the wearer. Although, its calming effect on asthma and allergies is one of the most beneficial property of Zircon.
These crystals also have some beneficial effect on lung infections, bronchial problems, severe colds, and issues related to respiratory system. These stones are considered to ease the pain, which also includes menstrual pain.
Zircon also alleviates intestinal and digestive problems, which can cause abdominal cramps in one’s body. These crystals believed to stimulate the metabolism and prevent water retention in the tissues as well as the blood pressure. Diseases such as epilepsy, fever and insanity can be cured by the Zircon crystals.
Medically, colorless zircons are believed to control diabetes and problems related to the reproductive system of the wearer. However, the red hue of Zircon helps the wearer in curing injuries and wounds.
Healing is something which is symbolized by Zircon, that helps the wearer in overcoming from losses and heals mental commotion. It is believed to promote common sense into the wearer’s mind.
The yellow shade of this crystal is able to draw the attention of his or her partner in their relationship. On the other hand, green zircon helps the wearer in attracting prosperity and strengthens the social engagement.
Stability and strength of mind are believed to be enhanced by the light blue zircon, which helps to control emotions and steady, and avoid social outbursts. Though, the most popular shade of zircon is brown, which helps in the easy realization of knowledge.
Zircon is believed to stimulate the Root Chakra and Sacral Chakra. It is believed as a spiritual stone that makes the wearer be grounded and stimulates the movement of sluggish energy.
Some facts about Zircon
According to the astrological value of Zircon, it is believed to protect the mind and body and possess certain qualities, which helps the wearer in positive manner. Zircon is very effective crystal that attracts the vibes of wisdom, prosperity, self-esteem and confidence. Feelings of love and happiness are highly associated with these crystals and are believed to stimulate satisfaction to the wearer.
Moreover, Zircon stones are eye-clean and classified as a special care stone. It also proves to be lucky for those, who have creative minds, as it is believed to make the wearer attractive and popular.
|Other Names||high zircon, medium zircon, low zircon or metamict, hyacinth, jacinth, jargoon or jargon, beccarite, melichrysos, sparklite, starlite, strmlite|
|Crystal Habit||tabular to prismatic crystals, irregular grains, massive|
|Refractive Index||nω = 1.925–1.961 nε = 1.980–2.015, 1.75 when metamict|
|Diaphaneity||Transparent to opaque|
|Moh's scale (hardness)||7.5|
|Sources||Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Australia, Brazil, Nigeria, Tanzania and France.|
|Lustre||Vitreous to adamantine; greasy when metamict.|
|Color||colorless, very strong blue to green-blue, yellow, blue-green, yellowish green, yellow-green, brown, orangy yellow to reddish orange, dark brownish red and sometimes purple, gray to bluish gray and brownish gray|
|Chakra Healing||Root or base chakra, Sacral chakra|
Zircon is mostly pure hence signifies colorless effect. However, if contains impurities, then it will give blue, brown, green, orange, red and yellow varieties.
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