August 7, 2019 by gemsn gems
Knowing more about this fantastic and marvelous stone is of paramount importance for those who want to appreciate the properties of this stone, which is often poorly known and devalued but which still has unexploited potentialities. Zircon is above all a stone with bewitching reflections, strongly implanted in the earth and whose history goes hand in hand with that of the planet. As a result, wearing zircon is, in a way, communing with history, being one with the world around us, traveling through time, at a time when the world was nothing but dust piles and of gas, land of volcano and chaos, where the man, as it is conceived, had no place yet.
Rather than being a simple ornamental stone, zircon is also of scientific interest as this stone is totally different from the others and makes it an exceptional stone.
Zircon in all its states:
From zarqun or Zargun, zircon, sometimes confused with its almost homonymous zirconium, is what could be called a "colored gem", a colored crystal, sometimes green sometimes dark red, yellow or orange yellow or brown.
Among the oldest stones that exist, cubic zirconia stones are rare because of the complexity of its formation that merges with the formation of the Earth itself. Indeed, zircon is usually formed during the formation of plutonic rocks, such as granitoids which are mostly at the base of the formation of the earth's crust. Zircon is therefore as old as the Earth itself.
Zircon has long been known to men who have incorporated it into their myths, donning this stone with a divine aura and endowing it with magical powers. Thus, the Hindu poets speak of the Kalpa tree, covered with golden fruits and zircon leaves, given as an offering to the gods of the Hindu pantheon, while in the Middle Ages it was given the faculty of soothing sleep and to bring prosperity and wisdom.
With its supposed powers, zircon has exerted a great fascination on all civilizations, as evidenced by the enthusiasm of collectors to collect all the nuances of this stone. However, transparent zircons are the most used in jewelery, because of their resemblance to diamond, which makes this stone an ideal substitute to adorn the most beautiful works of jewelers. Apart from believing that wearing zircon is easy. This stone, being one of the heaviest stones that exist, and can also be easily scratched, requires the attention of its owner at all times, at risk of damaging a possible masterpiece.
Properties and Virtues of Zircon:
Cubic zirconia price ranges from $10- $1000. Its average price is about $100 for very good quality stones.
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