The Lakshmi Navaratna Nine Gem Necklace is back by popular demand. It’s simply exquisite. Navaratna literally means nine gemstones, representing the Navagraha (nine celestial bodies). Navaratna necklaces are a timeless favorite of traditional Indian jewelry collection and coveted for its healing qualities. It is often suggested as a must have by Vedic astrologers (jyotish).
This Necklace is handcrafted in Rishikesh, India from all natural materials. It is strung with fine 9.25 sterling silver wire.
Fresh Water Pearl (Moon): A symbol of purity. It is said to provide a sense of calmness and promote noble qualities like faith and loyalty.
Quartz Crystal (Venus): A substitute for diamond, this is the gemstone of Devi and Shakti (Divine Mother). It stores, releases and regulates energy. It also enhances psychic abilities and attunes to your spiritual purpose and is known for filtering out distractions during meditation.
Red Coral (Mars): Gives strength, and is known to help develop intuition, imagination and visualization.
Cat's Eye (Ketu): A protective stone that helps diminish negative thoughts.
Hessonite Garnet (Rahu): Known as Cinnamon stone, it has been used for centuries for its healing qualities, and increases confidence for expression.
Ruby (Sun): Encourages joy, attractiveness and courage.
Citrine (Jupiter): A substitute for yellow sapphire, this gem is like a drop of warm sunshine. It promotes vitality, learning and abundance.
Emerald (Mercury): This beautiful crystal connects to the heart and brings harmony with the functions of the mind and communication.
Sapphire (Saturn): This blue gem is associated with restoring balance within the body, and brings serenity.