Natural Yellow Sapphire – Pukhraj | Origin – Sri Lanka (Ceylon) | Weight – 7.46 Carat


A – Intense colour | Transparent | Slightly Included
B – Deep colour | Semi transparent | moderately included
C – Usually dark colour sometime light colour | look opaque | heavily included



Since ages past, the Yellow Sapphire, also known as Phukhraj in Hindi, has remained a symbol of royalty. As an intrinsic piece of the corundum species, this ostentatious gem adorns you with a royal ensemble. This regal Yellow Sapphire is available in many hues, and especially in lemon yellow color with the most exceptional clarity to suit warm skin tones. Unheated, the gem is presented to you with not a mild crack nor milkiness. Due to its varied shapes, oval, round, pear, cushion, heart, emerald cut, the Yellow Sapphire would grace young damsels such as you when accompanied in rings, pendants, bracelets, earrings, and necklaces.

The Yellow Sapphire is governed by the biggest planet in the solar system, the Jupiter.

Different Names
In Hindi, the Yellow Sapphire is called the Phukhraj while in Sanskrit, it is called as Pushparaag. Called as Asphar in Urdu, Yakoot in Persian; Peetmani, Guru Ratna, and Gurupriya Pushparaaj are other Indian names given to the Yellow Sapphire.


Gemological Properties
Chemical Formula: Al2O3, Aluminum oxide
Crystal Structure: (Trigonal), double pointed, barrel-shaped, hexagonal pyramids, tabloid shaped
Color: Blue, colorless, pink, orange, yellow, green, purple, black
Hardness: 9.00 on the Mohs scale
Refractive Index: 1.762 - 1.788
Density: 3.95 to 4.03
Cleavage: None
Transparency: Transparent to opaque
Double Refraction or Birefringence: 0.008
Luster: Vitreous
Fluorescence: Blue: none; colorless: orange-yellow, violet