Yellow Sapphire is very beneficial in building self confidence and bringing mental/emotional stability in a person
Yellow Sapphire Gemstone is a variety of Sapphire which is derived from natural mineral species called corundum. Yellow color develops due to the presence of iron traces. The Colour of the Yellow Sapphires ranges from light yellow to orangish-yellow. Good quality yellow sapphires are stable(do not fade) when exposed to light or heated and this method is often used to gauge the quality of the yellow sapphire. Astrologically speaking, Yellow Sapphire is the gemstone that is ruled by the planet Jupiter. In Hindi, these are called ‘Pukhraj’.
Sapphires originating from Srilanka are said to be of the best quality. Yellow Sapphire reserves also exist in Australia, Madagascar, Tanzania, and Thailand.
Vedic Rashi: Sagittarius and Pisces
People who are suffering from problems associated with education, career, marriage, and children are advised to wear Yellow Sapphire Gemstone. Yellow sapphire gems are also suitable for people facing financial hardships. People who have weak Jupiter in their Kundli are often recommended by astrologers to wear Yellow Sapphire Gemstone.
Yellow Sapphire Gemstone is a very strong gemstone. It is very beneficial in building self-confidence and bringing mental/emotional stability in a person. It enhances the wisdom of a person and converts the person to a more stable and mentally strong. It benefits a person in higher studies and brings success in professional life.
Pukhraj gemstone should be worn in gold. A night before wearing, the ring is to be dipped in holy ‘Gangajal’. Then in the morning, the ring is to be purified and activated by chanting the Guru mantra as given below 108 times:-
“OM gram graeme grom sa gurveh namah “
Day and time to wear: Any Thursday of Shukla paksha in the morning between 5 am to 7 am.
Finger: Index finger of working hand
Yellow Sapphires are not very expensive gemstones. Price varies depending on its quality depending on colour, clarity, cut and source (natural or treated). The prices can range between Rs 2000/- to Rs 50,000/- per carat. The Srilankan Yellow Sapphire is the best choice as per quality.
Yellow Sapphires of Srilankan origin are a good choice.
While choosing Yellow Sapphire, the color and clarity of the gemstone are the important selection criteria that must be considered. There are Yellow Sapphires that change color when treated with heat or exposed to light. Naturally occurring Yellow Sapphire with fine and bright yellow color is the best choice.
As per Vedic astrology, the Pukhraj ring should be worn on the index finger of the working hand for the best astrological results.
4. Is it important to consider the type of cut of Yellow sapphire?
Yellow sapphires which are bright yellow in color are of good quality. The well-cut sapphire would enhance its brightness to some extent even of a sapphire that is of lower quality as per color.
5. What should be the minimum weight of Yellow sapphire for astrology?
It should be a minimum of 3 to 4 carat or as prescribed by the astrologer.
Following are the suggested features that one should consider while buying Yellow Sapphire Gemstone:-
Srilankan yellow sapphires gemstone are the best and as a second choice, Bangkok and Madagascar yellow sapphires are also good both for astrological and ornamental needs.
Bright and pure yellow-colored yellow sapphires gems are considered the best if their color does not fade away.
Natural Gemstones do not exist in complete clear forms. Inclusions are always there and yellow sapphires with thin and fine inclusions are good to be bought.