YELLOW SAPPHIRE : THE STONE FOR REPUTATION
Yellow Sapphire’s yellow color is caused by the trace element iron. The higher the iron concentration, the higher the color saturation and the richer the color. This stone’s colors can also be enhanced using low-level radiation in the earth or lab-induced irradiation. Yellow sapphire is one of the most widely used gems to help achieve better financial status. The wearer may expect wealth, good health, name, honor, and fame if the Gem suits him or her. It is also believed that if there are obstructions in finding a suitable match for a girl, she gets married early by wearing a Yellow Sapphire. This is normally light yellow in color. Pukhraj gemstone is a cold gem. It improves vision, gives life security, protects ones from poverty, removes adversity, misfortune, and melancholy. In diseases, yellow sapphire cures diarrhea, gastritis, ulcer, rheumatism, jaundice, insomnia, heart troubles, impotency, gout, arthritis, pain in knee joints, etc.
Yellow Sapphires are simply crystallized alumina (Al2O3) and in their pure form are devoid of color. Sapphires are found in various colors which include pink, blue, green, yellow, orange and white. In India, Yellow Sapphire is known as Pukhraj. It has a specific gravity of 3.99, mean refractive index (RI) 1.765 and Hardness of 9 on the Moh’s scale. Sapphires are found in India, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Russia, Thailand, Australia, U.S.A, U.K., Nepal, Mexico, Zambia, and Nigeria. In India, Sapphires are found in Jammu. These are considered to be the best in the world. Few sapphires are also found in Orissa but they are not of very high quality. Natural Sapphires carry within them clear signs of slow crystallization.
Some of the external elements sometimes remain preserved in the Gem which helps its identification. Like all other precious gems, it should have inclusions which should be visible to the naked eye or under magnification. Otherwise, it is a piece of glass or a synthetic substance. The inclusions are generally like ‘feathers’ or are like fingerprint impressions. Liquid inclusions, looking like lace is also sometimes visible. Synthetic Sapphires are very common in the market and many traders in order to earn fast money selling them as originals. These are very clear and under magnification show bubble-like inclusions. Sometimes feather like inclusions have also seen, but they shine abnormally under the light. It’s very important before wearing any gemstone we should know it’s methods and the importance of every stone. Talking about Yellow Sapphire/Pukhraj, one should not wear pukhraj gemstone less than 3 ratti.
Thursday would be the most preferable day of wearing this gemstone. Wear the ring on the first finger of your right hand. As Jupiter is rightly called Guru in hindi mythology, one can especially bring himself/herself fortune in the fields of trade, analysis, teaching, professorship, law, trade, business etc. It balanced the Vishudha chakra which is the chakra for communication and expression. It enhances the self confidence and understanding skills of the wearer. It is very effective in healing diseases of the throat and lungs. You should Buy Yellow Sapphire because it signifies knowledge, wisdom, virtue, fortune, justice, education, future, religion, philosophy, devotion, children, distant travel, spirituality, truthfulness, prosperity and charity.