|Dimensions (mm)||16 x 11 x 9mm|
|Weight (carats)||not provided|
LEMON QUARTZ CARVING-GANESHA This is a well carved carving ideal to wear as a pendant or as a collectors item Source Brazil Heat treated Mohs scale 7 Weight 11.70 CTS APPROX Size 16 x 11 x 9 MM APPROX. Since most quartz has been heated to enhance its color, the stones should be kept away from prolonged exposure to strong light or heat. .
LEMON QUARTZ CARVING-GANESHA
This is a well carved carving ideal to wear as a pendant or as a collectors item
Mohs scale 7
Weight 11.70 CTS APPROX
Size 16 x 11 x 9 MM APPROX.Lemon quartz is the lemon yellow variety of quartz. It is more lemon in color than a citrine, which has tones of orange in it. Citrine and Amethyst are both in the quartz family of gemstones.Quartz is one of the most versatile gemstones on earth. Many people do not know that some of the most popular gems such as citrine, amethyst, onyx and chalcedony are varieties of quartz.
Since most quartz has been heated to enhance its color, the stones should be kept away from prolonged exposure to strong light or heat. .
Ganesha Chaturthi (गणेश चतुर्थी) is a Hindu festival of Ganesha the son of Shiva and Parvati, who is believed to bestow his presence on earth for all his devotees. It is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi. It is the birthday of Lord Ganesha. The festival is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Bhaadrapada, starting on the shukla chaturthi(fourth day of the waxing moon period). The date usually falls between 20 August and 15 September. The festival lasts for10 days, ending on anant Chaturdashi. This festival is observed in the lunar month of bhadrapada shukla paksha chathurthi madhyahana vyapini purvaviddha. If Chaturthi prevails on both days, the first day should be observed. Even if chaturthi prevails for the complete duration of madhyahana on the second day, if it prevails on the previous day's madhyahana period even for one ghatika (24 minutes), the previous day should be observed.
Ganesha, the elephant-headed son of Shiva and Parvati, is widely worshipped as the supreme god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune.
While celebrated all over India, it is most elaborate in Maharashtra, Goa,Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andra Pradesh, and other areas. Outside India, it is celebrated widely in Nepal which was only Hindu Kingdom in the world and Tamil Hindus in Sri Lanka.
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