Turquoise - (Feroza/फिरोजा)

Turquoise, known as Feroza/फिरोजा in Hindi, the birthstone for Sagittarius sun sign, is a semi-precious gemstone of phosphate mineral having blue to bluish green color.

Turquoise - (Feroza/फिरोजा)

Can I Wear Turquoise?

Turquoise gemstone is the birthstone for Sagittarius and Rashi Ratna for Sagittarius and Pisces gives the power of Jupiter (guru) to its wearer. Anyone and everyone can wear turquoise gemstone as it has no negative astrological in effects. Turquoise help in bringing wealth, education and good health to its wearer.

Procedure to Wear Turquoise Stone? 

Day-Time:- Turquoise should be worn only and only on the index finger of the working hand and it should be done only on Thursday at 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM and 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Metal:- Gold should be the first choice of metal, which should be used for a Turquoise ring, pendant or bracelet. Silver, panchdhatu or ashtadhatu can also be considered if gold is out of economic constraints.

Weight:- Ideally, minimum weight of Turquoise which should be worn is calculated according to your body weight. (15 – 18 kgs of body weight denotes 2 carat)

What will I gain by wearing Turquoise? 

Seamless happiness, laughter, success and good luck in life are the main benefits of a Turquoise wearer. As Firoza is symbolic to Guru (planet Jupiter), it gives immense growth in education sector like students, teachers, scholars etc. For higher education and specialization courses, Firoza creates auspicious timings, which helps in removing obstacles to the success. It also helps in curing obesity related issues and liver alignments. Firoza helps women in conceiving thus, helping childless couples. Firoza is purely beneficial to top management and administrative jobs.

Quality of Turquoise Gemstone:-

Quality of Turquoise mainly depends on cut, color and clarity. As Turquoise is Cabochon (a gem that has been polished but not faceted), cut doesn't play any role. Even a little variation of color can be accepted. Clarity should be given high preference with no spots or blemishes on the surface. The shape of Turquoise is only for ornamental purposes.

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Which Turquoise Gemstone Should I Buy?

Ideally, the weight of turquoise gemstone should be at least 1/10th carat of your body weight. Turquoise should be of pure color, free of spots and without chemically treated. Iranian and American Turquoise are considered as the best astrological gemstones.

What is the Substitute for Turquoise Gemstone?

As Turquoise is a substitute for yellow sapphire gemstone, the substitutes of Turquoise are less effective. Citrine and Yellow Topaz can be considered as a substitute for Turquoise.