Padparadscha is an extremely rare and precious sapphire gemstone, given its distinctive name due its unique and beautiful shades of pale orange to a vivid reddish-orange, or a deep orange with brownish overtones. It is not an astrologically important stone but is said to be associated with the zodiac of Libra, the planet of Venus and the month of September.

Who Should Wear A Padparadscha Sapphire?

Padparadscha is not traditionally acknowledged astrologically, but is however accepted as the birth stone for the month of September and is under the lordship of Venus. It is also known to be the zodiac stone for Librans and extremely beneficial for individuals who wish to express themselves through creativity.

How To Choose A Good Padparadscha Gemstone Padparadscha Benefits Padparadscha Quality Factors Substitutes And Variants

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How To Choose A Good Padparadscha Gemstone?

  • Padparadscha stones which showcase beautiful and even shades of pale orange to a vivid reddish-orange, or a deep orange with brownish or pinkish overtones are considered to be of the best quality.
  • The stones should have no visible internal inclusions, with great clarity and brilliance. Even color throughout the stone is another indicator of a fine Padparadscha gemstone.

Padparadscha Benefits

  • Padparadscha gemstones are considered to be exceptional for calming and focusing the mind and the release of mental tension and unwanted thoughts.
  • Professionally, Padparadscha stones increase awareness of higher principles in archeologists and historians, stimulates the mind and wisdom in executives, ministers and writers and increases discernment and good judgment in journalists and lawyers.
  • It is considered to be a symbol of wise and honest leadership and a good stone for businesswomen and female entrepreneurs who wish to succeed without compromising integrity.

Padparadscha Quality Factors

  • Good quality Padparadscha stones must be free of internal inclusions, cracks or blemishes.
  • The most desired Padparadscha gemstones exhibit shades that are hard to describe, but are said to very pale pinkish-orange to a more vibrant orange with pink overtones.
  • The stone should have no eye visible internal inclusions and no color zoning.
  • Padparadscha stones are often confused with intensely saturated pink sapphires, thus always purchase this rare and expensive gemstone from authentic retailers.

Substitutes And Variants

Padparadscha stones have no substitutes or variants due to its unique and distinctive pastel shades of pale pinkish-orange to a more vibrant orange with pink overtones.