|In India, Dhanteras is celebrated two days before Diwali. All purchases made during this period are considered to be the blessings of God. Buying gemstones is considered equally auspicious.|
Blue Sapphire is believed to improve the status of the wearer in both family and society.
|Ruby is thought to impart emotional strength to withstand deceit. Besides giving wealth, a happy domestic life and a charming personality, its said to strengthen a person's fate. |
'Cat's Eye' gemstones (Chatoyant) are considered good for those who want protection from the 'evil eye'.