Diamond and its astrological significance
Diamond represents planet Venus “Shukra”, as per astrology. It is said to be one of the most effective gemstones and even the smaller sized diamonds are expensive in market. It is called heera in Hindi and is said to be the best friend of ladies. Considered as the favorites of all, this gemstone is most sought-after simply because it is seen as a symbol of beauty and is considered to be a very feminise gemstone. Diamond is rightly a representative of planet Venus because this planet represents beauty, luxuries and splendour. If benefic, Shukra planet brings about a very happy married life, full of satisfaction, love and romance. One can strengthen planet Venus in the horoscope by wearing this gemstone.
Source of diamonds
It is believed that these gems were first discovered in a Vedic land of India. It was Alexander the Great who brought diamond to Europe for the first time in 327 B.C. Thereafter, they were also discovered in South Africa in the year 1859. These were known as alluvial diamonds. In the contemporary times, these are mined at several places in the world, which include Russia, Australia, Zaire, Brazil and Africa, apart from a few other nations.
Diamond gemstone astrology
The table below gives a peep into astrological effects of wearing diamond.
Planet -Venus | Shukra
Indian name | Diamond in Hindi-Heera
Color-Clear white, yellow, blue, brown, pink
There are several benefits of diamond. We have explained these uses here-
© Helps people by enhancing their magnetism, charisma, charm and beauty.
© Heera gemstone is useful because it helps in expanding attractiveness, fame and popularity of wearer.
© It is said to bring several astrological benefits. Heera is useful because it increases social interaction, frolic, fun, kindness, friendship, compassion and benevolence.
© Diamond wearer feels fascinated and attractive. The zeal and desire to look beautiful and attractive increases after you start wearing ring.
© Because gemstone is associated with the planet of love and romance, Venus; therefore, it brings pleasure, romance, sexuality, sensuality, love, bonding, commitment and better marital relationship in one’ life.
© Benefits of wearing Diamond earrings or rings or whatever jewellery your astrologer refers to can’t be sidelined. It is a diamond gemstone that can bring in eroticism and sex desire in your life.
© Helps people by expanding and broadening their sexual boundaries, thus bringing in harmony and love in married life.
© Blue Diamond are also exclusively romantic because it helps in refining mind, strengthening a wearer’s appreciation for beauty and art. Diamond gemstone can help people by enhancing their cultural awareness.
© Inspire wearers to indulge them in creative and unique art works, such as pottery, music, singing, sculpture, calligraphy, poetry, writing and acting.
© Associated with feminine planet of Shukra, diamond heera can be beneficial for strengthening female reproductive system and also their reproductive potency.
© People in the businesses of television, film production, furnishing, jewellery, clothes etc. must be specially inclined towards this gemstone astrologically because these businesses are directly associated with planet Venus.
© If you wish to achieve success in modeling, television or film industry, benefits will not stop you.
Before wearing, it is essential that you seek a through and in-depth consultation with your astrologer. In case your Venus is malefic in horoscope, you must completely avoid wearing diamond according to astrology.
Diamond is the most commercialized form of a gem in modern times. It special characteristic is “fire,” which is achieved due to its hardness and dispersion of light. It is this characteristic of diamond gemstone that makes it extremely beneficial for jewellery and industrial applications. They are among the most traded commodities of modern times and so many organizations are there to define, certify and grade quality of original diamond. Purity is decided on the basis of four Cs, which are-
| Colour- Heera is mostly transparent in colour, with shine and fire characteristic. Blue Diamond is also quite popular.
| Cut- Most important aspect is cut. It must be properly cut so as to give it the right lustre and shine. Diamond ring is the most sold item in jewellery market today.
| Clarity- Original gemstone appears absolutely transparent and clear. However, there are also coloured diamonds available today.
| Carat- Weight represents its cost. Heavy ring is extremely expensive and the ring price in India can go up to lakhs, depending upon its setting and weight.
| Other characteristics- There are also other factors that influence the price of Diamond. These include fluorescence and desirability.
How to wear Diamond?
The weight should be at least 0.5 to 1 carat.
White or transparent coloured diamond is highly recommended as per astrology. There should be no black spots in it.
Gold or silver
Diamond gemstone finger
Ring finger is best suited to get astrological benefits of heera. You may also be suggested to wear it in little finger, depending upon what your astrologer has to say.
Day & Time
morning of any Friday during Shukla Paksha
Diamond Heera mantra
'Om Shukra Devaay Namah’, ॐ शुक्र देवाय नम: | (108 Times)
Is it must to activate diamond before wearing?
Yes, it is important that you activate heera according to astrology. Not doing so may bring in side effects. Diamond should only be worn after you have sought a proper consultation from your horoscope expert or astrologer.
Price in India
Diamond heera gemstone is an expensive one in India and in the world. Cost of diamond in India begins from INR 150000 per carat and can go up according to its setting in a metal or weight. Diamond price varies according to diverse reasons. Engagement rings are however very popular today and a good one can begin from INR 25000 and go up to a lakh or more.Read Less