A gem of the corundum family, yellow sapphire is a twin of ruby and blue sapphire. Yellow sapphire is found in yellow, golden, and orange colors, as well as in a colorless variety known as white sapphire.

The best yellow sapphire gemstone is said to be of the lemon yellow color. Yellow Sapphire is a mineral of corundum family. After analyzing chemically, it is proved that aluminum, hydrolysis, and florin are present in it.

How To Identify Yellow Sapphire?

  1. If Yellow Sapphire gemstone is kept in milk for 24 hours it will not change color.
  2. When Yellow Sapphire is exposed to sunlight placed on white cloth, it gives yellow hue to the spot where the light is reflected.
  3. If Yellow Sapphire is rubbed on the afflicted area, It cures poisonous insect bites immediately.

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Physical Properties of Yellow Sapphire Gemstone

Properties of Yellow Sapphire can be defined by 4C’s Grading –


Yellow sapphire is found in a range of hues between greenish yellow and orangish yellow. Deep pure golden yellow without any tinge of orange is considered the best color for a yellow sapphire.

Sometimes the yellow color of the stone can be so pale that it can fall into the category of white sapphire.


Yellow sapphire or pukhraj gemstone is quite a few commonly discovered in oval cut to retain maximum weight even though cutting and getting a great number of out of the gem.

But it really too cut and faceted into a lot of frequent and fancy shapes like cushion cut, round, octagonal, square and so on.


Yellow sapphires are usually located in all sizes up to 8-15cts. But clean large size gems with high quality bright golden yellow color are uncommon and realistically priced.


Prominently visible or even faint natural inclusions for example feathers, color zoning, crystals and so on are typically discovered in pukhraj or yellow sapphires.

Yellow sapphire pukhraj stone contains black inclusions, feathers, natural fissures which makes the cost of the gem to about US$50 per carat.

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  4. Hello Friends, 
    I have bought a yellow shephire from a jewellery shop in Delhi. The colour of that is white. During purchase he convinced me that yellow shephire can be of white colour. 
    Now,  my question is that whether the explanation given by him is true or not? 
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