yellow-sapphire

OVERVIEW


ABOUT Yellow SAPPHIRE

Yellow sapphire is a desirable gemstone. It has become one of the most popular gemstone of the 21st century because to its hardness, vitreous lustre, durability, and astrological significance. It belongs to mineral corundum family which also includes ruby, and other varieties of sapphires. This gemstone has typical colour zoning, so it needs to be cut in the correct direction to get the right face-up colour. The yellow colour is result of iron content in corundum and also due to colour centres. It’s hardness is 9 on Moh’s scale of hardness, which makes it a perfect gemstone for daily wear. It comes in various shades of yellow from light yellow to intense yellow, but the most desired colour is intense yellow with medium tone with vivid saturation. Sri Lanka or Ceylon is the main source of yellow sapphires. It produces lighter and brighter yellow sapphires, which are considered to be best in the world.

CEYLON


Produces best yellow sapphires in the world.


HUBLOT


Swiss watch-maker uses yellow sapphires in their watches for its scratch-resistance property.


ROYALTY


Gem connoisseurs regard this magnificent stone worthy of nobody less than royalty.


21st Century


With its surging popularity, it is the gem for the 21st century.


CELEBRITY


Ajay Devgn, Shilpa Shetty, Madhuri Dixit

FACTS


Species: Corundum

Composition: Al2O3, Aluminium Oxide

Crystal System: Trigonal

Colour: Yellow

Refractive Index: 1.760 -1.778

Specific Gravity: 3.99- 4.00

Fluorescence: None

Dispersion: 0.018

ASTROLOGICAL ANGLE

In the alluring and mesmerizing world of gems, yellow sapphire s considered as the gemstone of fortune. Yellow Sapphire or Pukhraj sparks the solar plexus chakra, brings prosperity, wealth, and power. It favours the stars of those who are ambitious. If one works hard and combines one’s efforts with the power of a genuine yellow sapphire, there is no looking back for him. This auspicious gemstone is also considered as the harbinger of good health, deeper knowledge, and divinity. It is ideal for those who feel lost in life, as Pukhraj works like a guiding light and help to follow the lost path. Not only this, but it also lends the perseverance needed in order to overcome challenges and obstacles. It also helps one understand that not all the steps to success are counter to the divine will. As per Jyotish Shastras, Jupiter is Naisargik Mitra of the Sun and henceforth, is considered the only planet that alone can cancel or nullify thousands of doshas forming in the horoscope chart alone.

FACTS


Species: Corundum

Composition: Al2O3, Aluminium Oxide

Crystal System: Trigonal

Colour: Yellow

Refractive Index: 1.760 -1.778

Specific Gravity: 3.99- 4.00

Fluorescence: None

Dispersion: 0.018

3 REASONS TO LOVE THIS GEM


1
Gemstone for Prosperity

Yellow sapphire is one of the most beneficial gemstones among navratnas. It has inherent capability to influence the wealth corner in the house. Often related to Lord Ganesha, signifying prosperity and success for whoever attain this gemstone.

2
Sparkles

There is nothing quite as cheerful and breath-taking as a stunning yellow sapphire. Their bright, crisp brilliance sparkles endlessly and is growing in popularity.

3
Spirituality

Yellow sapphire is considered as a stone of spiritual power and astuteness. It helps the mind to focus on life goals, and makes stable, and practical moves toward them. It calms the unsettled soul, and lead it to the stage of self-consciousness and meditation. Priests considered yellow Sapphire as an excellent talisman.

ASTROLOGICAL ANGLE

In the alluring and mesmerizing world of gems, yellow sapphire s considered as the gemstone of fortune. Yellow Sapphire or Pukhraj sparks the solar plexus chakra, brings prosperity, wealth, and power. It favours the stars of those who are ambitious. If one works hard and combines one’s efforts with the power of a genuine yellow sapphire, there is no looking back for him. This auspicious gemstone is also considered as the harbinger of good health, deeper knowledge, and divinity. It is ideal for those who feel lost in life, as Pukhraj works like a guiding light and help to follow the lost path. Not only this, but it also lends the perseverance needed in order to overcome challenges and obstacles. It also helps one understand that not all the steps to success are counter to the divine will. As per Jyotish Shastras, Jupiter is Naisargik Mitra of the Sun and henceforth, is considered the only planet that alone can cancel or nullify thousands of doshas forming in the horoscope chart alone.


FAQ’s


In the 16th century, when Portuguese arrived in island country placed down southern India, they had named it Ceilão. During Britain rule of this island nation between 1815 to 1948, Ceilão was translated to English and was named as Ceylon. And this island nation which was known as Ceilão and Ceylon in the past, is present day Sri Lanka. So, yellow sapphire mined in Sri Lanka are known as Ceyloni pukhraj or Ceylonese Yellow Sapphire.
Treatment on a gemstone is performed to enhance its colour, clarity, and to make them durable. Due to these reasons, they fetch higher than what they actually were before treatment.
Yes, a good cut yellow sapphire can have better colour. There are many factors for cutter to consider before cutting a gemstone which are brilliance, extinction, and window.
Most of the sapphires and many gemstone are treated to enhance their beauty and durability. While selling these gems, the seller should disclose the gemstone treatment performed on them to the buyer. This act of making the buyer know about the treatment is called disclosure. At gemkart, we disclose about treatments to our buyer.
Jupiter signifies knowledge, and intellect, so wearing a yellow sapphire ring in index finger helps to calm and focus the unsettled mind. The frictions which keeps the marriage or relationship on the brink of breakage, this gemstone help in having a smooth and long relationships.

BUYERS GUIDE


TIPS & ADVICE


1. BUY FROM US AND BE SURE.

It is difficult to identify a natural yellow sapphire from a treated yellow sapphire. At Gemkart, we have the gemmological expertise of more than 20 years. We have certified yellow sapphires which comes direct from the mines that carries Authentication Report based on the 'clarity & purity' standard. Each Gemkart and Vishhwas gemstone is selected by a gemologist and enlightened with Vedic mantras. We believe in full disclosure by informing the customer about gem treatments and certification. You can buy certified yellow sapphire online at gemkart.com

2. ASK FOR TREATMENT CERTIFICATE

Most of the yellow sapphires are treated to enhance their colour, clarity, and durability. Ask for treatment certificate which states if there is any treatment performed on the gemstone. Look for only original yellow sapphire stone and insist on untreated yellow sapphire.

3. LOOK FOR ORIGIN AND CLARITY.

World’s best yellow sapphires comes from Sri Lanka and they are known as Ceyloni Pukhraj in the market. They are beautiful in colour and clarity as compare to yellow sapphires from other origin. Though Myanmar(Burma) is known for rubies but it does produce some yellow sapphires as well but generally we have observed they are included with lot of inclusions in dark yellow tones. Thailand is another source for yellow sapphires. Overall, yellow sapphires from Sri Lanka or Ceylon are considered best.

4. WHEN IN DOUBT, GET IN TOUCH WITH US.

We have a team of gemmology experts led Soli Sethi, who is a certified gemmologist and who has spent his life for gemstones. For any kind of help related to gemstones, you can write or call us.

FAQ’s


In the 16th century, when Portuguese arrived in island country placed down southern India, they had named it Ceilão. During Britain rule of this island nation between 1815 to 1948, Ceilão was translated to English and was named as Ceylon. And this island nation which was known as Ceilão and Ceylon in the past, is present day Sri Lanka. So, yellow sapphire mined in Sri Lanka are known as Ceyloni pukhraj or Ceylonese Yellow Sapphire.
Treatment on a gemstone is performed to enhance its colour, clarity, and to make them durable. Due to these reasons, they fetch higher than what they actually were before treatment.
Yes, a good cut yellow sapphire can have better colour. There are many factors for cutter to consider before cutting a gemstone which are brilliance, extinction, and window.
Most of the sapphires and many gemstone are treated to enhance their beauty and durability. While selling these gems, the seller should disclose the gemstone treatment performed on them to the buyer. This act of making the buyer know about the treatment is called disclosure. At gemkart, we disclose about treatments to our buyer.
Jupiter signifies knowledge, and intellect, so wearing a yellow sapphire ring in index finger helps to calm and focus the unsettled mind. The frictions which keeps the marriage or relationship on the brink of breakage, this gemstone help in having a smooth and long relationships.

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