White Sapphire is a colorless gemstone which is a part of the mineral family Corundum. It is one of the precious gemstones in the earth's crust and is used extensively in astrological uses and is associated with planet Venus (Shukra).
Other Names: Safed Pukhraj, Colorless Sapphire.
Chemical Composition: Al2O3
Hardness on Moh's Scale of 10: 9.0.
Specific Gravity: 3.95 to 4.03
Refractive Index: 1.76 to 1.77
Popular Origins: Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Myanmar, India.
||Safed Pukhraj, Colorless Sapphire
|Hardness on Moh's Scale of 10.0
||3.95 to 4.03
||1.76 to 1.77
||Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Myanmar, India
Which is the Best Substitute For White Sapphire?
Astrological Significance (Who should wear White Sapphire): White Sapphire is associated with the planet Venus (Shukra). According to the Vedic astrology, People born in the Lagna of Venus i.e. Taurus (Vrishab) & Libra (Tula) should wear a White Sapphire for a lifetime. Apart from this, people with Lagna Gemini (Mithun), Virgo (Kanya), Capricorn (Makar) & Aquarius (Kumbh) signs can also wear White Sapphire gemstone.
White Sapphire Benefits:
- White Sapphire is considered to be the stone for improving relationships, getting the virtues of venus in terms of money, luxurious life, and for healthy marital life.
- It bestows intelligence, beauty & wealth to the wearer.
- It is also used by crystal healers for eyes and ears related diseases.
- White Sapphire is also considered to be worn by people suffering from delays or problems related to marriage (especially in case of female natives).
How to wear White Sapphire?
Best Weight (in carat or ratti): White Sapphire is a precious gemstone. Every gemstone, when worn for an astrological purpose, need to adapt to the body mass of the person. Therefore, it is considered good to wear the gemstone more than 1/12th carat of the body weight of the person. For example, if a person weighs 60kgs, he/she should wear minimum 5 carat (5.5 ratti) [60 / 12 = 5]. In case of low-quality White Sapphires, one should divide the body weight by 10, i.e. he/she should wear minimum 6 carat [60 / 10 = 6].
Best Metal(s): White Sapphire should preferably be worn in Gold, Silver or Panchadhatu.
On which finger to wear: White Sapphire gemstone is considered to be most effective when worn in the ring finger (Anamika) of active hand (For right-handed people, an active hand is a right hand and vice-versa).
When to wear: Best time to wear the White Sapphire gemstone is during sunrise of a Friday which falls between Ashtami tithi of Shukla Paksha ( the 8th day the Waxing moon period) and Ashtami tithi of Krishna Paksha (8th day of waning moon period).
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