Yellow Sapphires(Pukhraj)

Pukhraj meaning the yellow jewel in the Hindi. The bright crisp brilliance sparkling are the foremost characters of the yellow sapphires.

Yellow Sapphire / Pukraj

Yellow sapphires are the Second most abundantly found sapphires in Sri Lanka. Golden yellow being the premium colour kind of its demanding a highest price. The Jewelers prefers the Yellow sapphires as this occurs in different colours ranging from Pale yellow, Bright lemon to Golden Yellow.Transparency and colour saturation, distribution and purity are the prominent features making the yellow desired among the collectors and Jewelers.

India is the largest market for the yellow sapphires. The believers of astrology in Hindu culture ruminates that yellow sapphire has miraculous properties.

It is most recognized gemstones in vedic astrology worn for professional success, marital bliss, improved will power and healthy progeny as a result making it is made into engagement and other rings and Jewels by Indian young women in expecting perfect spouse.

The Ceylon Yellow sapphires are bright and does not exhibit mixture of green compared to Australian and Thailand sapphires making them the one of the finest yellow sapphire producer in the world.

Often the yellow sapphires are heat treated to increase the colour saturation and clarity. Many yellow sapphires undergoes beryllium heating process to obtain vivid yellow and orange. The heat treating requires precision and experience to judge the stone at the inception whether it can be treated. A small miscalculation can result in turning valuable stone to turn orange instead of golden yellow.

Treating stone with intrusion and inclusions often breaks the stones making invaluable. Nevertheless the sellers takes those calculated risk to enhance the beauty of the stone and obtain high prices.

Most colour saturated stones and highly priced stones are accompanied by the certification for local to renowned gem laboratories to ensure whether the stone is being treated or not. Naturally occurring yellow sapphires with golden vivid yellow are extremely rear combing with the size and transparency without inclusions valued the most.

Yellow Sapphire Ring


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