Yellow Sapphire- Pukhraj

    Yellow Sapphire ('Pukhraj' in Hindi) is a yellow colored precious gemstone known for its innumerable astrological benefits.

    Who should wear a Yellow Sapphire?

    Yellow Sapphire is the birthstone for Sagittarius sunsign (22 Nov - 21 Dec). In Indian astrology, Pukhraj gemstone is the rashi ratna for Sagittarius and Pisces. Yellow Sapphire stone strengthens Jupiter (Brihaspati) and brings its wearer wealth, wisdom, spirituality and health. Ascendants of Aries, Cancer, Leo and Scorpio can also wear a Yellow Sapphire.

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    Which Yellow Sapphire stone should I buy?

    • Pukhraj stone should ideally weigh at least 1/12th in carats of your body weight. (60 kg body weight = 5 carat stone)
    • The stone should preferably have high clarity, mid to deep yellow color and no chemical or heat treatments.
    • For Astrological purpose, Ceylon Yellow Sapphires (Sri Lankan) are considered to be the best Yellow Sapphires.

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     Yellow Sapphire Benefits, Yellow Sapphire Prices, Yellow Sapphire Substitutes, How to Wear Yellow Sapphire

    Yellow Sapphire Benefits

    • Yellow Sapphire or Pukhraj stone brings wealth, status, respect and prosperity to its wearer.
    • It is highly beneficial for people in administrative, judicial, management and top level influential jobs.
    • Yellow Sapphire benefits people in the Education sector like scholars, teachers etc. as it is symbolic of Jupiter (Guru).
    • Pukhraj stone (Yellow Sapphire gemstone) creates auspicious timing for higher educational qualifications and specialization.
    • Medically, Yellow Sapphire is said to cure chronic diseases. It is widely worn to help in curing Liver ailments and obesity related conditions.
    • Pukhraj benefits childless couples, especially women, in conceiving heirs and children.


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    Yellow Sapphire Price

    • Yellow sapphire price per carat depends upon Weight (carats/ratti), Treatments and Quality (Cut, Clarity and Color).
    • Natural Yellow Sapphire price in India is between rupees 1300 per carat to rupees 2, 00,000 per carat and above.
    • For Astrological purpose, Pukhraj stone price above Rs 26,000 per carat doesn't make much sense to purchase, as those are almost collector level or rare pieces.
    • Astrologically, Yellow Sapphires costing in the range of Rs 17,000/ct+ are the best. Your second choice should be from between Rs 9,000/ct and Rs 17,000/ct. And finally, if budget constrains then go with the range from Rs 6500/ct to Rs 9000/ct. Yellow Sapphires below Rs 6,500/ct should be avoided if possible.
    • Yellow Sapphire stone prices per carat can be converted into Pukhraj stone price per Ratti by multiplying it by 0.9 (so, Rs 10,000/ct = Rs 9,000/ratti).
    • Yellow Sapphire cost also depends on where you buy from. For example, Ceylon Yellow Sapphire price in India is between Rs. 1600 per carat to Rs. 26, 000 per carat depending upon quality. Pukhraj Stone price in Delhi is competitive, and so are some Online Yellow Sapphire dealers. However, most gemstone dealers sell heated and treated Yellow Sapphires thereby not making you get your money's worth. So do ensure that you get a trusted lab certification mentioning tests for treatment.


    At, there is a stone for every budget. Our catalogue features the best Ceylonese and Burmese Yellow Sapphires for all price ranges. For lower budgets, we have a range of Thailand Pukhraj stones and substitutes of Pukhraj like Yellow Topaz, and Citrine etc. Contact us at INDIA: +91 11 30018009 | USA: +1 (917) 267 8990 today!


    Yellow Sapphire Quality

    • The quality of Yellow Sapphire depends upon its Cut, Color and Clarity
    • For Astrological purpose, the yellow sapphire's quality depends mainly on its clarity and less on its color.
    • The cut of a Yellow Sapphire has only ornamental significance and not astrological.


    Where should I buy Natural Yellow Sapphire?

    Be careful as many dealers sell treated or synthetic Pukhraj. Therefore, when you buy Yellow Sapphire Online, ensure that you get a Lab Certificate of its authenticity from a Reputed Lab and that the dealer is ready to get the gemstone certified from any reputed lab of your choice (careful: there are fake labs as well!).
    The seller should also have a clear refund policy and hopefully, a large presence (larger organizations are likely to be more careful about their brand and stay away from unethical practices).

    You can buy Yellow Sapphire online at where the original Pukhraj stone prices are reasonable and quality, the best. We value your trust above anything else and therefore, provide a free lab certificate which ensures that your Yellow Sapphire gemstone is 100% natural. Also, you can pay cash on delivery as we provide free shipping for our products worldwide. We also have a customer-friendly Return and Refund policy.


    Which is the Best substitute for Yellow Sapphire?

    Citrine and Yellow Topaz are both widely used as imitation stones for Yellow Sapphires and are the accepted astrological substitutes. However, substitutes are astrologically less effective than the primary stone.

    Pundit Ji will help you find the best gemstone for your budget from a wide variety of Yellow Sapphires as well as its substitutes showcased on Start a chat or call us at INDIA: +91 11 30018009 | USA: +1 (917) 267 8990.


    Gemstones Related to Yellow Sapphire

    Pitambari Pukhraj - Pitambari Yellow Sapphire has mix of blue and yellow color, typically more yellow
    Neelambari Pukhraj - a blue and yellow mix colored sapphire. Typically, more blue.


    How to Wear Yellow Sapphire?


    The first choice as the metal for Yellow Sapphire should be Gold. The second choice as the metal for Pukhraj stone should be Silver or Panchdhaatu.

    You can select from a huge collection of Yellow Sapphire rings, Yellow Sapphire pendants and bracelet designs at We provide jewelry made from the finest Silver, Gold and Panchdhatu.

    Procedure to Wear Yellow Sapphire

    Yellow Sapphire is worn in the index finger of the correct hand (Left Hand for left-handed people and the Right Hand for right-handed people). It should be worn on Thursday morning before 12 PM during the Shukla Paksh (Waxing Moon). For the detailed procedure, Click Here

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