6 Facts You Should Know About Yellow Sapphires

  • After blue, the gorgeous yellow sapphire is the most popular color in today’s market.

  • Many yellow sapphires closely resemble yellow diamonds. They can range in color from greenish-yellow and orangish-yellow, to everything in between.

  • Yellow sapphire’s often-superior clarity is quite convenient, since the bright yellow color shows does little to hide inclusions.

  • Sapphire is the birthstone for September.

  • Yellow Sapphires rate 9.0 on the mohs hardness scale. 

  • The primary source for yellow sapphires is Sri Lanka. but they can also be found in Tanzania, Madagascar, Thailand and Australia.

August 21, 2014 by Perrine Comeille
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