Cat's Eye Gemstones
The name of Cat's Eye Stonehas come from the striking similarity of its physical appearance with a cat's eye. The stone can be identified with the striking beam of ray passing through its centre that gives it a look of being an exact replica of Cat Eyes Gems.The stone is also known by many other names, as Lehsunia, Vaiduria, Cymophane and Chrysoberyl Cats Eye Gems. Abundantly, the cat's eye gemstone is found in honey color, yellowish green and black, however, there are many other shades to the gemstone.This gemstone comes is various colors and black cat's eye stone has similar impact as the other colors. Black cat's eye stone is also worn to nullify the malefic effects of Ketu
The prominent sources of cat's eye gemstone are Brazil, Burma, China, and Sri Lanka. However, the best quality gem is Kanak Keth cat's eye stone, which is considered highly beneficial for the wearer.Cat's eye stone enhances support, stability, courage,willpowerand wisdom, and brings enlightenment towards the path to moksha (liberation).Cat's eye gems are also known for its power to attract sudden wealth.Cat's eye stone is a gem that belongs to planet Ketu.
As per Indian mythology, Rahu and Ketu were one together. The 'Shri Bhagwat Puran' mentions that while churning the Kshir Sagar, nectar pitcher was one of the things to come out. This created a clash between gods and demons, hence Lord Vishnu took the form of Mohini, the most attractive and charming woman, and started to distribute or feed nectar to both of them. However, demon Rahu noticed that it was Lord Vishnu in the garb of Mohini and He was not being honest in distribution of nectar. Therefore, he (Rahu) satamong gods in the garb of a god. Moon and Sun noticed him sitting with Gods, and they informed Lord Vishnu. He chopped Rahu's head off the neck with his Sudarshan Chakra buthe could do sothe demon had drunk the nectar and had become immortal.
Lord Vishnu threw his both the pieces, now alive as two separate demons, in opposite directions. The head remained Rahu and the remaining body was named as Ketu. So, Cat's Eye Gemstone saves people from the evil effects of Ketu demon.
Cat's Eye Gemstone benefits:
The benefits of cat's eye stone includes, enhanced wisdom and intellect. It is also known to bring materialistic comforts of life in the form of immense wealth in the wearer's life.Cat's eye stone safe guards its wearers fromaccidents,evil plans offoes and mishaps. It also saves people from physical weaknesses,impacts of evil spirits and mental imbalances. The effects of cat's eye Gemstone allow people to getin harmony with others and accept their own self. It helps to stabilize emotions, enhances sensesand improves people's abilities to deal with challenging situations.
Cat's Eye Stone Jewelry:
According to Rudraksha Ratna Science Therapy, Cat's eye stone jewelry set in ring/braceletgives only beneficial results to the wearer, pacifies malefic effects of Ketu and enhances the positive effects in life. Both people with wear it, either a malefic or a benefic Ketu. Cat's eye jewelry provides stability in life with continuous flow of wealth to the wearer. It also gives him/her strength and courage to face challenges.
However, it is not recommended to wear cat's eye pendant, as it offers no benefits to the wearer. People should prefer wearing either cat's eye ring or cat's eye bracelet, as per the consultation result.Cat eye rings from Rudra Centre, come in adjustable size so that everyone can wear it. Cat eye ring comes in either gold or silver, as per the consultation offered. Cat's eye bracelet is also a good option for people who do not like to wear rings.
Some Qualities of a Good Cat's-Eye Gemstone:
Brilliance of chatoyance or Cat's Eye Effect Gemstone
High specific gravity - heavier than average stone of the same size
Having three streaks of light, similar to the sacred thread worn by Brahmins in India
Straightness of the chatoyance
Properties of Cat's Eye Gemstone
Indian Name: Sutra-mani
Cat's eye gemstone is found in India, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Brazil, China, Russia and Burma.
Care & Cleaning
Clean with a soft polishing cloth and plain water. Rinse with mild solution of soap and water. Avoid using commercial jewelry cleaner as they can damage the gemstone. Do not soak. Avoid sudden temperature changes.
Day for wearing: Wednesday, Thursday or Friday
Time for wearing: The best time to wear a cat's eye ring is two hours after sunset, or in the evening.