|Crystal Habit||Massive and granular|
|Hardness||9 Mohs scale|
|Transparency||Transparent, Translucent, Opaque|
|Specific gravity||3.95 - 4.03|
|Refractive index||1.762 - 1.7|
|Birefringence||0.008 - 0.009|
The real meaning
of the sapphire gem stone lies in its colour. Mostly, you would have seen the
yellow sapphire stone which is called Pukhraj Ratna in India. However, we do
not have any real idea of its meaning. It would not be wrong to say that even
the people who wear it are not aware of its characteristics and meaning. Thus,
this article will provide your insight about yellow sapphire and clear the mist
about its meaning.
Yellow sapphire is
an attractive gemstone which is in a light-yellow colour shade. The stone look
a glimmering beauty due to its extraordinary colour with its various cuts which
give it a more distinctive look than another gemstone. This is one of the
reasons why this gemstone is used by most of the people. Especially womens and
girls like this gemstone to be embedded in their jewellery items like
engagement rings, earrings, and necklace.
Apart from its
use as jewellery it is also wear by some of the people due to its auspicious
properties. Some people with specific star signs are recommended to wear this
stone in their fingers. This is one of the most contemplated and auspicious
gemstone out there. The reason why this stone is a bit different from all the
other stone is it symbolizes the largest planet Jupiter.
Jupiter is said to
be the largest planet in our solar system and has its astrological value. The
Jupiter is also said to be as a teacher in various civilizations. The planet
Jupiter has its significance cause of its strong gravitational pull and in the
same way it also has influential forces which impact the person wearing it.
Thus, this planet is said to be the most auspicious planet. The Jupiter Planet
signifies wealth, Luck, fortune and other bliss etc.
relation to Yellow Sapphire
Jupiter emits or appear in yellow colour which makes it somewhat in appearance
like Yellow Sapphire. The Yellow sapphire has the ability to trap its yellow
colour light beam which is emitted by the planet Jupiter. This makes this
gemstone the birthstone and the most significant stone of Jupiter in astrology.
It is said that the yellow sapphire stone possess all the powers of the planet
Jupiter and the person who wears this gemstone would certainly witness its
positive powers on himself and surrounding. Thus, those individuals who want
the properties of the planet Jupiter in their lives are suggested to wear this
yellow sapphire stone.
wearing yellow sapphire stone
As you are aware
that this stone is associated with the planet Jupiter and provide numerous
benefits to the person who wears it. Some of the advantages of wearing this
stone are enlisted below -
The yellow stone is
said to attract wealth and can make its wearer rich than before.
It is said that if its
worn by any person, luck and fortune will be on his way. It also provides you a
lot of opportunities in life.
The yellow sapphire is
one of the benevolent auspicious stone just like the planet Jupiter, for the
unmarried girls according to various scriptures and holy books. Thus, the girls
who want to get married and who are unable to find competent partner according
to themselves are suggested to wear this stone.
This gemstone is very
positive and it is recommended according to astrological point of view to help
those individuals who are full of negativity and depression.
individuals if wear this stone, it fills their life with happiness and
Those persons who work
in government offices or in accounting, writing and acting are suggested to
wear this stone as this stone would definitely help them achieve their goals
and helps them grow at their respective career.
stone health benefits
various ayurvedic scriptures it is said that the yellow sapphire does not act
as ornamental use but it can help you fight some pretty serious disease. A
detail list is enlisted below which showcase some of the know health benefits
of this stone -
The yellow sapphire
stone is beneficial for those who have some problems related to bones, in
diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and other similar disease it helps you to
recover fast. Its also suggested to those who have joint pains. Apart from
bones, this can also provide help in illness like cough, piles and lung
If a person is
suffering from fever which is caused by jaundice then the dust or powder of
yellow sapphire or pukhraj is mixed with honey and given with water. It helps
the person to recover from jaundice.
The yellow sapphire is
not limited to only liver the pukhraj powder has few medicinal properties which
are beneficial for the kidney. To get rid of kidney related diseases it is said
that pukhraj powder should be taken with kewda water or screpwine essence which
will help you in fighting diseases.
There are yellow
sapphire pills which are taken with water to provide recovery or fight illness
like heart diseases, blood related disease, cholera and dysentery.
suffering from the problem of bad breath and mouth problems can keep pukhraj or
yellow sapphire in their mouth which will help in reducing the mouth odour and
other related problems.
of a real yellow sapphire stone
sapphire has certain properties by which it can be easily identified few of
them are given below -
The yellow sapphire if
it is real it feels heavy when kept on the hand for a longer while. In
appearance wise it is mostly crystal clear and it is one of the large stone
without any physical layers on it.
The real yellow
sapphire feels soft and glib on touch, the colour quite much resembles to
The real yellow
sapphire colour quality improves if it is rubbed against a hard surface or
The stone which reflect
different colour and has black smudge is said to be fake or one which is
It is also said that if
this stone is rubbed for a long time it will produce fire.
It is a very smooth
stone thus it is slippery and can slip from your hand due to this property of
A good quality of
yellow sapphire is similar in shape of setting sun when it is put in the fire
or warmed by it.
yellow sapphire stones
sapphire stone can be found in various parts of the world. There are few
different origins of yellow sapphire around the globe -
Russia: Russia is one of the major supplies of
this stone in the world. There are numerous mines in Russia from where these
stone can be extracted.
Brazil: Brazil is known for its best quality of
yellow sapphire stone. The stones which are found in Brazil are light yellow in
colour. Thus, because of this the stones extracted from Brazil are considered
best quality yellow sapphire.
Rhodesia: Rhodesia provides yellow sapphire stone
which is mostly colourless which are of very bad quality and its not
considered as good quality stones.
Sri Lanka: The Sri Lanka produces the famous Lankan
sapphire stone which is very much Famous. The stones which are extracted from Sri
Lanka are flexible and come in light yellow colour. It is one of the leading
markets due to the amount and the quality of the stones found here.
Apart from these
countries there are some other countries which also produce yellow sapphire
stone are Japan, Mexico and England etc.
day to wear yellow sapphire stone
As it is
commonly known by most of the astrologers that yellow sapphire stone symbolizes
Jupiter and the planet has the most influence on the day of Thursday so it is
mostly suggested that it should be worn on the Thursday morning (Shukla Paksha)
to get more benefits which are given by the Jupiter by the means of the yellow
In which finger
yellow sapphire should be worn?
sapphire stone represents the planet Jupiter and it is suggested by astrologers
to wear it on the ring finger of the right hand so as to gain the maximum
benefits from this respective stone. There are different hands for men and
women, it is suggested that men should wear it on the right hand and women to
wear in the left hand.
yellow sapphire should be embedded with either gold or diamond. It is also
recommended that the stone be embedded in such a way that it should certainly
touch a small portion of the skin, so it power can be channelized properly to
Price and type
of sapphire stone
The price of the
yellow sapphire stone varies, the price greatly depends on the quality of the
stone. It is categorized in four types and the finest one is the costliest. The
quality depends on the colour of the stone mostly.