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Difference Between Jarkan, Zircon and Zirconia?

Nrampuria – Is It Jarkan, Zircon, Or zirconia_

People often get confused between what is Jarkan, Zircon, and zirconia. It might look a little overwhelming on the surface but can be differentiated easily.

What is Jarkan?

Jarkan is the common term derived from the English word- “Zircon.” Over time, the concept has taken its form due to mispronunciation, and people are not able to understand the difference between jarkan and ZirconNatural Zircon stone is frequently associated with cubic zirconia (CZ) stone as both of them are related to as “Jarkan” in the global trade language. However, both are entirely separate stones.

What is Cubic zirconia or zirconia?

Cubic Zirconia is a human-made look-alike of Natural Zircon. Due to similar Names and similar characteristics, People often get confused between Zircon and Cubic Zirconia. Both are referred to as “Jarkan” in day-to-day terminology. But apart from features, there is a significant difference between Natural Zircon and Man-Made Cubic Zirconia. It’ sIt’s also called “American Diamond (AD).” Both these stones have different Environmental, Chemical, and Optical characteristics. As Cubic Zirconia is a human-made stone, so has no astrological importance. Cubic Zirconia is mainly applied as a replacement for Diamonds in low-cost jewelry.

What is Zircon?

Zircon is universally used in astrology as a Planetary stone for Venus (Shukra). Zircon displays Brilliance and flashes of light, which is called “Fire.” These properties are very close to Diamond. Zircon is a natural stone with features similar to Diamond; therefore, it is considered a substitute for Diamond. However, people often get doubtful and wear Cubic Zirconia instead of Natural Zircon. Unfortunately, Man-made stone does not carry any validity for astrology. Cubic Zirconia (CZ or AD) is only accepted for Jewellery objectives and NOT for Astrological purposes.

Benefits of wearing Zircon:-

According to the Hindi astrology, the weak position of Venus in the horoscope can hamper the marital life of an individual. Wearing Zircon gemstone helps cancel the cynical impact of the weakly placed Venus and benefits the wearer by increasing love, harmony, and shared beliefs. In Alternative restorative therapies, it is assumed that wearing a natural Zircon gemstone exhibits the individual’s quick improvement from fever, insanity, epilepsy, abdominal issues, and reproductive disorders. 

Since ancient times, Zircon is a lucky gemstone for those involved in creative endeavors such as music, writing, public relationship, painting, event management, etc. It is concluded that White Zircon’s positive energies help overcome a lack of confidence and emerge smoothly from the creative blockage.

People who should wear a Zircon stone?

According to Indian astrology, Zircon (meaning ‘Zarkan’, ‘Jargon’, or ‘Jarkan Ratan’ in Hindi) is associated with the planet Venus. Therefore, astrologers believe that a natural Zircon stone can grow weakly placed Venus in an individual’s birth chart and gain mental peace, positive mindset, reliance, marital harmony, and bliss.

  • Vedic astrology recommends Jarkan Ratna for Tula (Libra) and Vrishabha (Taurus) Rashi.
  • Western astrology suggests Zircon birthstone for the Cancer sign.
  • Jarkan gemstone can also be used by the ascendants of Gemini, Virgo, Aquarius, and Capricorn.

Some astrological advantages of zircon stone 

Its wide variety of color has made it a favored option for creating jewelry. You can produce rings, pendants, and many other sorts of jewelry with Zircon. The shine of this gemstone is because of its high refractive index. Aside from all these features that the stone occupies, it has many spiritual and astrological advantages. It is also known as ‘Gold Stone’ in Arabic.

  • It augments the physical and mental strength of its wearer and is suitable for meditation.
  • It helps in making visions and dreams to reality.
  • It produces physical, heartfelt, and spiritual insight.
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I Love meditation with gemstones. i am a avid rock collector. Daddy of two beautiful children and love to travel. My love for gemstones and their vibrant colors got me into jewelry profession and I have been collecting rare pieces of gemstones from all over the world for past 10 years.

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