Yellow Sapphire Astrology | Yellow Sapphire Meaning | Yellow Sapphire Price | Yellow Sapphire Pukhraj

Natural Yellow Sapphire - The Gemstone of the Preceptor of God's-Jupiter | Yellow Sapphire Astrology

As Per Indian Astrology/ Vedic Astrology , Jupiter's gem is Yellow Sapphire. Jupiter is the Deva Guru or teacher of the Gods. Brihaspati is very compassionate in the sense that he always thinks of everybody's welfare, and actually embarks upon changing ones bad times into good. This gem induces religious thoughts and actions. The gem unites separated lovers, renders marital bliss among the couple and ensures heirs.

Jupiter is male, disciplined, obliging, and divine. It is a gigantic, self-illuminating planet, radiating more energy than it receives. Jupiter is shown riding a white elephant, the largest mammal living on earth. In one hand he holds a scroll of sacred knowledge, in another hand a disc of Vishnu to cut through illusions. In his third hand he holds a conch shell symbolizing the sacred sounds (mantras), and with the fourth hand he bestows his blessing. Jupiter rules the region between the waist and thighs and influences the bodily elements of fat and mucous.

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Different Names of Yellow Sapphire | Yellow Sapphire meaning

Yellow Sapphire is known in Sanskrit as Pushparaag. Peetmani, Guru Ratna, Gurupriya Pushparaaj are the common Indian names. In English Yellow Sapphire, in Persian as Yakoot and in Urdu as Asphar. The Yellow Sapphire Gemstone exudes an alluring bright yellow color. It is believed that when placed on a bud it will make it bloom into a flower. It is also known as Pukhraj

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Yellow Sapphire Gemstone - Chemistry of Yellow Sapphire precious gemstone

The Yellow Sapphire is a gem of the corundum family, and is twin of ruby and blue sapphire. It is found in yellow, golden and orange colors. The best gem is said to be of lemon-yellow color. The color in yellow sapphire is due to the presence of iron and titanium. A good gem is transparent, even smooth, yellow like the color of the Cascaria ovata flower, and with a tenuous luster that sparkles. The Yellow Sapphire price is directly proportional to the 4C's of cut, color, clarity and carat weight. It is a rare gemstone

Sources of Yellow Sapphir | Where is Yellow Sapphire found

  • Australia
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Myanmar
  • Pakistan
  • Rwanda
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • United States
  • Vietnam

Yellow Sapphire - Scientific Gemological Data | Mineral Data Yellow Sapphire Gemstone

Hardness & Toughness:

Hardness 9 on Mohs scale
Toughness Usually excellent, but stones with large fractures, or inclusions, or some treatments, can be less durable
Specific Gravity 6.53
Refractive Index 1.61


Environmental FactorReaction
Heat High heat can cause change in color or clarity, and can damage or destroy fracture and cavity fillings
Light Generally stable, but irradiated yellow or orange stones fade quickly; heat from bright light can cause oil to leak or dry out
Chemicals Can harm fillings and remove oil; soldering flux containing boron, and firecoat made with boric acid powder, will etch the surface of even untreated stones

Yellow Sapphire Jyotish Gemstone Care and Cleaning

Type of CleaningAdvisability
Ultrasonic cleaning Usually safe, but never for fracture- or cavity-filled stones
Steam cleaning Usually safe, but never for fracture- or cavity-filled stones
Warm, soapy water Safe, but avoid strong detergents and vigorous scrubbing on oiled stones