Types of Hessonite Gemstone

Hessonite Standard Grade

Contains a number of inclusions that can be seen from bare eyes. However, the price of standard Hessonite stone is reasonable . The price of one carat Hessonite stone is around 2000 to 2500 per carat.

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Hessonite Fine Grade

The fine quality Hessonite stone will have less inclusions and it is barely possible to spot inclusions with bare eyes. Due to its quality parameter the price of the stone is around 2500+ Rs per carat.

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Hessonite Gemstone

About Hessonite Stone (Gomedh)
Hessonite gemstone also known as Garnet Stone is a type of Grossularite Garnet. The color of Hessonite stone varies from light yellow to deep brownish. Due to its distinct color the stone resembles the color of “cow urine”. Therefore, a section of society has named this stone “Gomedh”. As per astrologers the dark red or brownish color hessonite gemstone affiliates with the coercive planet Rahu. It is being claimed that wearing Hessonite gemstone will ensure the positive or benevolent features of this planet in the lives of its wearer.

Hessonite Identification

Real Hessonite Gemstone is devoid of concentric rings of air bubbles.Will not have the following: dullness, roughness, hole or dents, flat, black spot.

Hessonite Composition

The Hessonite garnet also known as Gomed is also called the Cinnamon stone as it was first discovered in Sri Lanka a land known for its spices.

Hessonite Occurence

Main sources of Hessonite Gemstone are Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Itis also found in the US. In California.

Hessonite facts

The gemstone Hessonite is the stone for the Zodiac sign Aquarius. It is also official birthstone for January as adopted by the American National Association of Jewelers in 1912.

Hessonite Flaws

Hessonites which are flawed, lack luster, or white or bluish in color are considered poorer and unfavorable. Hessonites of poor quality are common, while fine pieces are so rare.


Hessonite Gemstone has great power to decrease the ill effects of planets and also help in treating several diseases. For achieving success, it is better to wear both hot and cold gemstones.

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