The GemstoneUniverse - Core Team | Qualified Astro Gemologists | GIA certified Gemologists
|Guruji Shrii Arnav - Chief Consultant and Mentor - He is an internationally acclaimed and recognized Planetary Gemologist. He is one of the leading experts in the fields of Gems and Gemology. An Accredited Jewelry Professional from the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) he is the current Acting Secretary of the Planetary Gemologists Association-The regulatory and research group for Planetary Gemologists worldwide. Besides mentoring Astro Journey and Gemstoneuniverse, since the year 2007 Guruji has been writing the weekly astrology horoscope for Deccan Herald- a leading Indian English Daily with an average daily viewership of 450000+. Read more about Guruji Shrii Arnav .|
|Below are some of our key core team members and consultants in alphabetical order. All of our consultants are certified Planetary Gemology Advisor (PGA), members of Planetary Gemology Association, Thailand. Planetary Gemology is also known as Astro Gemology|
|1. Abhijita Kulshrestha is Senior Director, Astrologer and Planetary Gemologist at Gemstoneuniverse. She is a certified Planetary Gem Advisor from the Planetary Gemologists Association and Accredited Jewelry Professional from the GIA. Abhijita is essentially a communication professional and holds a Master’s degree in Mass Communication and Journalism. She brings in a unique insight and perspective to Astrology and Planetary Gemology as she is also an NLP master practitioner certified by NFNLP, Florida. Besides her involvement with Gemstoneuniverse Abhijita is also a blogger for top international publications like Huffingtonpost
Prior to her soul-level engagement with the world of Vedic astrology, gemstones and association with Gemstoneuniverse, she had a long stint in 'word smithy' ! She’s had professional stints at Mudra institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA); RK Swamy BBDO, Bangalore and Times of India. .
|2. Anand - He is a Certified Planetary Gemstone Advisor from Planetary Gemologists Association, Global. His Respect and Love for Vedic Astrology and Jyotish Gemstones multiplies Every Day. He is also recognised as an Accredited Jewelry Professional by the GIA, Carlsbad, CA. Anand is an expert sound engineer and prior to his engagement with Gem Therapy he was engineering sound and setting up studios for Grammy Award Winning Artists.|
|3. Gaurav Kapur Certified Planetary Gemstone Advisor from Planetary Gemologists Association and Accredited Jewelry Professional from the GIA. He is a dedicated Astrologer.|
|4. Raghav Hawa - Certified Planetary Gem Advisor from the Planetary Gemologists Association and Accredited Jewelry Professional from the GIA. He has been associated with Astro Journey since its inception in 1999. Fondly referred to as Raghav Ji by patrons as well as team members. He is the go to go guy for any kind of trouble shooting. Free from Prejudice and any kind of marketing hype, He is the “Gemstoneuniverse Wiki” who calls a spade a spade as patrons worldwide would testify.|
|5. K Satish Kumar - Certified Planetary Gem Advisor from the Planetary Gemologists Association, he is also a certified Pyra Vastu expert and Su-Jok acupressure practitioner. A team member since 2003 and a Masters in Computer Applications ( MCA). On several occasions his coding skills still come handy. He wrote the code for the happy and famous baby name numerology program at Astromandir and dedicated it to Guruji.|
|6. Sridhar Sairam - is a certified Planetary Gem Advisor from Planetary Gemologists Association, Vedic astrologer and Accredited Jewelry Professional from the GIA. He is touched fondly by the grace of Guruji Shrii Arnav and initiated into study of Astro-gemology for more than 7 years now.
His vision is to make every individual empowered with right Gemstone recommendation together with right counselling and direction in career, relationship through Planetary Gemology and astrology. Sridhar has a strong belief that the future of medicine lies in treating people with Light and Color therapy. Apart from being a professional astrologer and planetary gemologist, he is also a successful Software Project and Testing Manager with a decade of technical experience.