Yellow Sapphire- Pukhraj

Yellow Sapphire ('Pukhraj' in Hindi) is a yellow colored precious gemstone. It is especially known for its innumerable astrological benefits it bestows upon its wearer, which includes professional success.

Who Should Wear An Astrological Yellow Sapphire Gemstone?

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 Gemstone 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 benefits, the quality is dependent mainly upon the clarity of the gemstone and only a little bit on the color.
  • While it is absolutely normal and acceptable, as per the current industry standards, to have some minor inclusions present in a natural gemstone. However, if these inclusions affect the clarity of the crystal then the astrological influence of the gemstone as well as the price gets reduced dramatically. 
  • 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 GemPundit, 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 Citrine and Yellow Topaz.
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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 A Natural Yellow Sapphire Gemstone?

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 an Astrological Yellow Sapphire Gemstone?

Citrine and Yellow Topaz gemstone are widely used as the substitute astrological gemstones for Yellow Sapphire. However, please note that these substitute gemstones 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 (646) 736-7654.


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 A Yellow Sapphire Astrological Gemstone:

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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