Emerald is a green-colored, highly precious gemstone of the Beryl mineral family. It is one of the most reputed gemstones in Vedic astrology and is worn for success in businesses & jobs, creative or intellectual pursuits, and knowledge-seeking ventures.
World-over, green Emerald gemstone is worn as a fashionable jewel stone. However, in eastern countries, it is the astrological significance that makes this gemstone popular. It is also known as Pachu stone, Markat Mani, Parnaya and Budh ratna in India and Smaragdos in Greek.