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What To Keep In Mind Before Buying An Original Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj)?

16 November, 2018
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In today’s blog, we will discuss Yellow Sapphire, its astrological benefits, purity, and most importantly what to keep in mind before buying this stone?

Yellow Sapphire also is known as Pukhraj in Hindi. It is one of the most important and precious gemstones and belongs to the Sapphire corundum family sharing the space with other precious gemstones like Blue Sapphire (Neelam), White Sapphire (Safed Pukhraj).

It is the stone for the planet Jupiter (Brihaspati) and it is considered as the most important gemstone in gemology.

First of all, you have to know that is it really a Yellow Sapphire? Not every yellow looking stone is a Yellow Sapphire it can be Topaz, Citrine and it can be synthetic also. There’s no substitute for an original Yellow Sapphire, you won’t get the same properties, features of a true Yellow Sapphire in a substitute Yellow Sapphire gemstone.

Astrological benefits of Pukhraj:

  • It protects the wearer from evil and gives marital joy and pleasure, especially for women.
  • If the wearer is a woman, Pukhraj provides her with a passionate and well-off spouse, love, marital satisfaction, heirs, and joy in her married life.
  • Pukhraj belongs to planet Jupiter and is immensely beneficial for professions like lawyers, judges, teachers, scholars, and writers.
  • Pukhraj strengthens an individual's intelligence to control vague conditions. It helps them in making accurate decisions, being disciplined, focusing on life goals and gaining supreme success.
  • Pukhraj contains healing powers and helps in ailing of the kidneys, mouth, rheumatism, cough, and fever, it can also protect the wearer from accidental death.
  • It provides mental peace and courage. Yellow Sapphire reduces a person's tendency to get angry.
  • It reduces fat in the body. Heals the ailments associated with skin & throat. Pukhraj is also known to promote healing of cerebral congestions and regulates blood circulation.

3 types of diffusions are done with a Yellow Sapphire Gemstone:

  • Heated
  • Treated
  • Glassfields

Most people also don't get a result from the stone because they don’t know that their stone is heated or treated. What is heating? Heating is a process which is done to enhance the color and clarity of any gemstone.

When you purchase gemstone from a government certified gemstone dealer you will get the certificate and the heating process will be clearly mentioned in the certificate. If the gemstone is heated you will never get the astrological benefits of it after heating comest threating of the gemstone, various treatments are done using beryllium to enhance the beauty, color, and clarity of the Pukhraj gemstone. 

You will never get any astrological benefits of any gemstone if it is treated, heated or glass field.

Although in some countries the glass field is declared as a synthetic gemstone, not even a Yellow Sapphire.

So, the questions arise How to Overcome this problem? How to know that your gemstone is original?

You can ask for the government certification. In the certificate, it is clearly mentioned that your Gemstone is free from all the treatments. Now you should know that how to differentiate from the certificates that are available in the market? Which is the best one?

There many certificates that are private, government and authentic also. One of the government approved lab certificate is IGI-GTL which is Jhandewalan, Delhi, second lab certificate is IGI (International Gemological Institute) which is in Mumbai and they are a very famous lab basically for Diamond testing, they also do the testing for Yellow Sapphire and other gemstones. In the certificates, you will also find the origins of the specific gemstone like where the gemstones are found? Mostly these stones are found in Ceylon, Sri Lanka, Burma.

The third famous lab certificate is the GII (Gemological Institute of India) they are also based in Mumbai and they clearly indicated the origins & treatments of the particular gemstone.

Always go for the original and authentic gemstones and the dealers that are approved by the government bodies specially GJEPC (Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council of India) which is a body sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.

In order to get the best results, best astrological values of your gemstone and the best benefits of the gemstone always go for certified and authentic gemstones.

Brahma Gems is a government authorized gemstone dealer in Delhi, we deal in authentic gemstones. So if you are looking for original Yellow Sapphire please have a visit to our showroom in Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi.