Yellow Sapphire - Pukhraj
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Yellow sapphire / Pukhraj stone is most preferable gemstone in India
Yellow sapphire stone is know as Pukhraj stone in Hindi, The coloration of yellow sapphires causes in the trace of element iron in general, increased iron concentration will increase color saturation. where it is mostly used in rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Yellow sapphire is most preferable stone in Indian astrology.
About Yellow Sapphire stone
Yellow sapphire stone is one of the most popular gemstone is belongs to corundum family. The best quality of yellow sapphire found in Srilanka. The name Corundum is the Sanskrit word Kurivinda, possibly meaning Ruby. The name Sapphire is from the Latin word meaning blue.
Sapphire is one of the top four in popularity of gems; Diamond, Sapphire, Ruby, and Emerald. This is mostly due to its beauty, avariety of colours and toughness as a jewellery gem. It is typically thought of as being a blue gem, but it is available in many other colours including blue-green, green, violet, purple, orange, yellow, golden, peachy pink, pink, colourless, and black. Ruby is the red or a pinkish red variety of Corundum. With a Moh’s hardness of 9.0 and no cleavage, it is a very durable gem for jewellery.
Sapphire is available from many locations around the world. Some of these locations, like Cambodia, Ceylon, and Kashmir, are well known for their fine Sapphires.
Properties Of Yellow Sapphire Stone
Chemical Composition: Al2O3 + Fe,Ti,Cr [Aluminum Oxide]
Specific Gravity (Density): 4.00
Refractive Index: 1.762 – 1.770 DR