Yellow Sapphire, also known as, Pukhraj, is the gemstone of the planet Jupiter or Guru and it belongs to the Corundum mineral family.
The planet Jupiter is considered to be one of the most powerful planets in Vedic Astrology. The Yellow Sapphire gemstone is worn for success in career, business, marriage, getting pregnant and to treat various health problems caused by the ill effects of Jupiter in your life. Ceylon Yellow Sapphire is the most popular Pukhraj gemstone found in Sri Lanka.
Also known as Pukhraj , yellow sapphire stone is known for wealth, prosperity, respect and fame. The most popular benefit being the power to improve the financial status of the person wearing it. Governed by the planet Jupiter, this gemstone is also worn for business and religious purposes.
- Improves concentration
- Makes you successful
- Marriage and relationships
- Improves Health
The price of Yellow sapphire depends on the origin, color, clarity, weight, and treatment. All of these characteristics are looked into before finalizing the price that ranges from ₹ 2500 /carat to ₹400000/ carat ($40/ct to $6000/ carat).
Origin: Sri Lanka Yellow Sapphire is deemed as the best of the gemstones and the most expensive because of its magnificent clarity and color , followed by Burmese Yellow Sapphire (Myanmar). Thailand Yellow Sapphire, African or Madagascar yellow sapphires are less considered because of reduced color concentration and high inclusions.
Clarity : The gemstones that have the least number of inclusions acquire higher prices. However, in relation to the quantity, nature, density, and location, inclusions lower the price per carat of the gemstone. Yellow sapphire may have a tendency to have lesser inclusions than other precious gemstones.
Color: Color is one of the main characteristics which can directly affect the price of the gemstone. Yellow Sapphire with a good color consistency i.e. bright, yellow or canary colored is considered better than the ones carrying a tint of green, gold or orange.
Carat Weight: With the size of the yellow sapphire, the price per carat increases. However, bigger the size, more can be the chances of inclusions, therefore, cleaner and bigger stones are preferred.
Cut: How the stone is cut influences not just the excellence and value of the stone, but also covers the inclusions. Also, a faceted yellow sapphire is considered better and priced more over round or oval shaped cabochon. examples of poor cut stone vs nicely cut gemstone.
Treatment: High temperature treatments are used to improve color or to improve the accuracy of yellow sapphire. Glass lead is also used to fill the pits and cracks for better transparency.
It is always better to buy yellow sapphire from a certified store online or from a dealer, with proper certification which proves the gemstone is 100% authentic.
Don’t not wear treated yellow sapphire as they are treated with toxic chemical such as beryllium ,lead ,magnesium which leads to cause cancer or such diseases. Gem Astro never sell treated yellow sapphire .
How to Buy Natural Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj)?
GemAstro deals only in certified and authentic Yellow Sapphires. We believe in providing our customers with a comprehensive gemstone solution. We do believe in gem therapy and Therefore, keeping your needs in mind, we have an expert parashari astrologer available for consultation. We particularize in Yellow Sapphire Jewelry for men & women, including rings, pendants and bracelets customised according to your preferences with different metals- gold or panchdhatu.
We deal in a wide variety of Natural Yellow Sapphires from Ceylon, Sri Lanka and Burma . GemAstro is a direct importer of Yellow Sapphire from Sri Lanka.With less agents from source to hand, we make sure we get the best quality at affordable prices for you.
With proper astrological guidance, we activate and stimulate the gemstone for maximum astrological benefits. We also provide proper information and guidance on the aftercare and maintenance of the gemstone.
How to put on the yellow sapphire?
Since Yellow Sapphire is the gemstone of the planet Jupiter, it should be worn on a Thursday- the day of brahaspati. It should be put on in the index finger or the first finger of the hand. The preferred metal for wearing the yellow sapphire is gold or panchdhatu alloy.
It is recommended for men to wear it in the right hand and women on the left. You can also wear it as a pendant or a bracelet depending on your comfort.