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Spinel is a beautiful crystal, connected with energy renewal. Spinel is composed of magnesium aluminum. Balas ruby is an old name for rose tinted variety of Spinel. It crystallizes in the isometric system, commonly called as octahedral. The name Spinel has come from the Latin word “Spina” meaning thorn, due to pointed shape. It is found as metamorphic mineral and primary mineral in rare magic igneous rock. Synthetic It was accidently produced in the middle of 18th century. Spninel was usually associated with rubies, because the large red stone are found in the mines of ruby. It is also associated with tourmaline and garnet.

Spinel is one of the very few gems currently not enhanced or treated. It occurs in red-orange, light to dark orange, light to dark, lightly gray, greenish blue, bluish grey, and purple to violet. Brownish Black, Black, Dark Blue, Voilet Blue, Voiet, Purple, Vivid Red, Green, Blue etc also rarely available is Color Change Spinel, which is know as Color Changing Spinel and has beautiful effects on Human body as per the astrological benefits. It also occurs in yellow and opaque variety. When compared with blue sapphire or red ruby, the color is usually considered less intense.

One of the most famous of all stones-the “Black Prince’s Ruby” that adorns the famous Imperial state Crown, part of the British crown jewels was discovered to be red Spinel. Its deposit has been found in Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Afghanistan, and Vietnam.

Spinel Gemology
Color-Colorless, White, Red, Blue, Violet, Black, Green
Appearance-Small, Crystalline with Termination, or Tumbled pebbles
Rarity-Readily available
Source-India, Canada, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
Category-Oxide mineral Spinel group
Brilliance-Very high
Mohs scale hardness-7.5-8.0
Formula- MgAl2O4

Spinel Metaphysical and Crystal Healing Properties
Spinel gives encouragement in difficult situations. It opens the chakras* and facilitates movement of Kundalini* energy up the spine. Different colors of this stone relate to the whole chakras spectrum. Psychologically, Spinel enhances positive aspects of the personality. It aids in achieving and accepting success with humility. It is considered to be a soothing stone, because of its calming energy. It is very beneficial to remove depression and stress. Different healing properties depend upon the different colors of the stone. Red Spinel is known to increases vitality. Green and Pink encourage love and compassion. Violet increases spiritual development. Yellow increases intellect.

Spinel is the stone of Zodiac, Gemini and is associated with planet Mercury.

Spinel Gemstones and Jewelry
It is ideal for almost any type of jewelry due to its beautiful colors. It can be used to make rings, pendants, bracelets, hair puns and beautiful ornaments. Spinel looks great when studded in red or white stone in jewelry designing. Black Spinel is usually studded in white gemstone as sapphire to give dramatic effect to the jewelry.

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We at Astrokapoor offer natural and certified gemstones of excellent quality. Each gemstone is passed from various tests by the team of our own gemologist and finally certified by government approved laboratories and best quality is picked for our clients. You can directly buy natural Spinel gemstones from our online store by sending us your details and requirements. We offer best competitive rates to our clients. Kindly provide your requirement filling up the given form.

This completes the Pran Pratishtha of the gemstone and the person can directly wear this as it has already been energized.

The Six key steps in Examining a Stone
Whenever possible, examine stones unmounted.
Make sure the gem is clean.
Hold the unmounted stone so that your fingers touch only the girdle.
View the gem under proper lightning.

Vedic mantra for wearing
“Om Sah budhaye namah”

Please note that all Gems are already energized (Pran Pratishtha) before sending to our clients by special Pundits and Purohits having in-depth knowledge of Vedas.
An auspicious day and Nakshatra is chosen by client Name, Date of birth and Place by our Purohits.
A Matt is placed with its face towards East, North or North east while performing Pooja
The gemstone is washed with holy Gangajal applied Kum Kum.
An incense stick is lighted in front of the gemstone and mantra is enchanted along with marigold flowers in according to the concerned gemstone.
The Name of the person, Date of birth is enchanted by closing the eyes by Purohits according to the concerned gemstone.
This completes the Pran Pratishtha of the gemstone and the person can directly wear this as it has already been energized.

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