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Zircon is amongst the oldest of gemstones that exist. It resembles diamond so closely that the most valuable varieties of it, can only be differentiated from diamonds by the professionals. Its origin goes back to ancient Persia. It's name was originated from the Persian word 'zargun', meaning 'gold colored'.
From colorless to different colors like, brown, yellow and green, zircon as a gemstone is extremely unique and valuable. Colorless (white) zircon are often known as 'Matura diamond' as they are popularly known as perfect substitute for diamonds. Most colored zircons are created by treating the original stone which mainly occur in colors brownish yellow to brownish red. The treatments are usually given to achieve particular color & extra sparkle making this variety more valuable.
Irrespective of the variety you pick, you can enjoy the benefits this beautiful gem offer in terms of various meaningful properties.
Zircons are popularly used as an adornment but their qualities does not just end up here. There are various healing properties of zircon that many people are unaware of. It improves the physical as well as mental strength of its wearer and also brings spiritual stability. Ones having reproductive as well as abdominal problems should also give it a try.
Besides these properties, this gemstone passes on good fortune, happiness & prosperity to its wearer.
Zircons are mined all over the world (Srilanka, Australia, Cambodia, etc), some of the best ones coming from Madagascar.