Natural Blue Zircon
Natural Zircon is among the most precious stone worldwide. Zircon has similarity like Diamond because of this quality it is highly in demand. Though it resembles a lot with cubic zirconia because of the similar name yet both are different as Cubic Zirconia is lab created while Zircon is naturally occurring gemstone. Natural Blue Zircon is found to be around more than 4 millions of year or middle age which does make them oldest gemstone of the world. The name Zircon has occurred from the word “Zargun” which means colour as gold.
Zircons are widely used in jewellery because of its vivid color variety also the stone has a high refractive index but also they must be taken with care as their hardness is around 6-7 on Mohs scale. This gemstone has tremendous properties that make it unique charcoal like Black gemstone which totally absorbs light fully. The gemstone has unique healing and metaphysical properties and has been regarded as auspicious stone for those who are born in the 12th month i.e. December.
Natural Zircon though are widely available but also multiple colors are available which is why around the world women use this as a part of their jewelry rings, necklace and earrings. This stone is popular in making and wearing as jewelry.
Zircons are widely found in South-east Asia, Tanzania is popular for red zircons, orange colour zircons are found in Cambodia region. Some yellow colour zircons are produced by the method of heating treatment.
Physical and Chemical Properties
- Color : Blue, orange, yellow with variations
- Hardness : 6.5-7.5
- Lustre : Vitreous to sheen
- Refractive index : 1.81-2.024
- Chemical Formula : ZrSiO4
Healing and Industrial Properties of Blue Zircon
- Emotional and mental stability is easily achieved with the help of Blue Zircon gemstone. Any person who has stress and is not focused towards his goal gets many benefits.
- The wearer who is suffering from lack of vision can gain much benefit from blue zircon as blue color symbolizes vision and growth.
- Women can wear Blue Zircon gemstone in improving the condition of fertility and skin diseases. The stone has blessing the women with fertile hormones that helps in the easy reproduction of the child and also keeps the womb safe during the period of pregnancy.
- Chakra healing is easily attained and cured with the use of blue zircon. The blue color is the color of universe and crown chakra or third eye chakras are easily healed. It is observed that practitioners attain higher intellectuality to connect with the supreme divine.
- Allergy and asthmatic patients have been found in relief with the long-term use of blue zircon gemstone.
- Epilepsy and fever type of diseases are cured with the use of zircon.
- The People who have low self-esteem and are less confident seem to get more benefit with blue zircon stone.
- Ideal stone for the love and harmony creation among couples.
- Zircons are used in the manufacturing of the fibre optics, ceramics and refractory as well.
- It is used in making machines related to dental products and laboratory.