Yellow Sapphire is a highly precious, yellow colored gemstone of the Corundum mineral family. It is one of the most recognized gemstones in Vedic astrology worn for professional success, marital bliss, improved will power and healthy progeny.
Yellow Sapphire has become a favourite in jewellry because it is available in so many color nuances, ranging from a light lemon yellow to a fully saturated vivid yellow to a deep orangey-yellow. Yellow sapphire also has a special place in Vedic astrology, where pukhraj is one of the 9 sacred gems.
Sapphire is one of the most important of all the loose colored gemstones and comes in a wide variety of colors: blue, pink, yellow, green, purple, orange, padparadscha, blue green, lemon yellow, color change, and black color. With a hardness of 9 on the Moh’s scale, loose cut sapphires are extremely hard tough and durable, they are suitable for use in any kind of jewelry. Sapphire of all colors have become especially popular for engagement rings, since sapphire is durable enough to wear every day.