The enduring and alluring sapphire comes in various colors than just the legendary blue. Each color unveils its unique charm and metaphysical properties. We’ve talked about blue and pink sapphires in the past posts, so today let’s explore the fancy yellow sapphire. Follow to get more information about it:
We commonly refer to sapphires in colors other than blue(such as pink, green or white) as “fancy sapphires.” Yellow sapphire develops its unique color from the iron during mineral formation, and increased iron concentrations will produce higher color saturation and a richer hue. Thus, it covers from natural pastel light yellow to the golden one.
We can find yellow sapphires in Tanzania, Madagascar, Thailand, and Australia, while Sri Lanka is the primary source. Yellow sapphires from Burma and Ceylon have a high price, but the mining origin isn’t the decisive factor for their value.
Benefits and Properties
- Yellow sapphire is ideal for boosting physical energy and vitality and helps eliminate toxins from the body.
- It is also a vibrant stone, re-energizing your emotional system.
- Its spiritual power can bring you prosperity and help you to sustain the gifts of life.
- It increases your confidence and ability to make better decisions.
Difference between yellow diamond and yellow sapphire
- The color of the yellow diamond comes from titanium. As a well-known hardest material in nature, diamonds rank first on the Mohs scale of hardness. But yellow diamonds fail in the durability department because of their crystalline nature. And it is best not to choose brilliant cuts(round and princess) when cutting colored diamond, because they aim to optimize brilliance but not color. Yellow diamonds are the most abundantly found in nature and are easily obtained.
- Yellow sapphires get their color from the iron, and they have the upper hand when it comes to toughness and resistance to chipping. The focus of the cut would be on the overall presentation and how this affects the stone’s sparkle, color, and proportion. Fine yellow sapphire is very rare, while pale one is relatively more widespread.