White Sapphire commonly known as Safed Pukhraj is associated with the planet Venus according to Vedic Astrology. It is one of the astrological alternatives to a Diamond as it carries pure and omnipotent energy.
- White Sapphire is the birthstone for the month of September.
- Indian astrology recommends White Sapphire for Libra (Tula) and Taurus (Vrishabha) rashi.
- Ascendants of Gemini, Virgo, Capricorn and Aquarius can also wear White Sapphire.
|Carat Weight||minimum 1/12th of the wearer’s body weight (in kgs) For e.g. - a person weighing 60 kgs can wear a 5-carat white sapphire.|
|Color||colourless eye-clean White Sapphire is considered best for astrological purposes|
|Metal||silver and white gold are highly recommended|
|Finger||ring finger or middle finger of the working hand|
|Day & Time||Friday, morning between 5 a.m. to 7 a.m.|
|Mantra||'Om Shum Shukraye Namha' , ॐ शुं शुक्राय नमः|
White Sapphire brings wisdom and strength of spirit. This gemstone brings the wearer wealth, high self-esteem, good health and harmony in matrimonial relationships. It carries extremely pure energy which helps the wearers to clear their mind and focus their attention optimally.
White sapphire improves the wearer's financial growth. It also helps the wearer to maintain a luxurious lifestyle and social status by enhancing income sources and bringing good opportunities.
White Sapphire stones have a positive impact on confidence and self-esteem of the wearer. It gives the wearing an alluring persona and presence as it helps remove fears and complexes. It also augments the creative and imagination power of the wearer. It is thus highly recommended for people working in travel, beauty industry and creative endeavours.
White Sapphire stones have great healing and curative properties. It boosts the immune system and protects the wearer from diseases. It is said to help revitalise reproductive health in couples struggling to bear children. It also aids in the regulation of the pituitary glands.
Additionally, this stone is excellent for restoring love, joy, harmony and understanding in all relationships.
A natural pure White Sapphire stone carries exceptional energies which are useful for calming and focusing the mind. It releases the mental tension and helps get rid of negative thoughts. It encourages opening the mind to beauty and intuition.
The quality and value of any stone is evaluated on certain parameters.
Origin - White Sapphire stones mines are situated all across the globe but the major mines are in Sri-Lanka, Australia, Burma, Thailand, India, Cambodia and Africa. The stones from Ceylon (Sri Lanka) are the most sought after as they have extremely high quality.
Colour - White Sapphire is a colourless stone but a completely colourless stone is rare to find. During the formation of White Sapphire in nature, other materials contribute small amounts of impurities that impart colour to the crystals. Thus, most of the naturally occurring Sapphire are pale or muddy in colour. Therefore, a completely colourless natural White Sapphire stone is expensive.
Clarity - White Sapphire stones are likely to have some internal inclusions and surface blemishes. The stone’s clarity is determined based on the level of transparency and imperfections. The less the number of inclusions, the more expensive the stone. Some stones also have milky clouds that make them semi-translucent and thereby degrade their value. Naturally occurring eye clean stones are very precious and hard to find.
Cut - White Sapphire stones come in variety of cuts and shapes. Highly faceted stones or stones with unique cuts are usually more expensive. Oval and round cut stones are popular as the light hitting them sparkles the Sapphire. Additionally, these cuts also give a Diamond like appearance.