The yellow sapphire is regarded as the best of gems in the same way as Brihaspati is the teacher of Gods. Brihaspati (Jupiter) represents wisdom, religion in human life. Therefore it is such a gem, which is worthy to be worn by all. It is the most beneficial to the authors, writers, barristers, traders and businessmen.
The girls in the family who have reached the age of marriage should wear the yellow sapphire because it removes the delay in their way of marriage. However a spouse (husband or wife) should wear for a happier conjugal life. It helps to pacify the anger of its wearer by providing sharp sightedness. It strengthens the bondage of friendship. It shows its influence by removing the danger of accidental death.
A ring worn in this manner brings good luck, peace and prosperity. The Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj) bestows vigor, vitality, wisdom, longevity, name and fame. If someone is having problems in finding a good mate for his daughter that problem will also be solved. One who wears Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj) progresses in the spiritual field and becomes free from all the fears of evil vibrations, ghosts and genii. It is also well-recognized concept that it is beneficial to the patients suffering form fever, cough, rheumatism, mouth's foul smell, and kidney disease.
Jupiter rules the Pukhraj or Yellow Sapphire. It is of yellow color and whatever class it belongs to, it is used for getting the benevolent blessings of Jupiter.
"Dressed in yellow, with a yellow body, who has four arms, the teacher of the Gods, peaceful in nature, whose vehicle is an elephant, who carries a rosary, a water pot and a staff in his hands, with a yellow sapphire crest jewel on his head, making the gesture that gives boons, may Divine Jupiter ever grant us his grace."
An unblemished yellow sapphire (often-called Topaz, a substitute semi-precious stone) gives the wearer, good health, wisdom, property, longevity, name, honors and fame. The wearer is blessed with children. It gives protection from evil spirits. It is believed that if there are obstructions in getting a suitable match for a girl, she gets married early by wearing a yellow Sapphire. Blemished gemstones are the cause of many troubles. A stone with cracks invites threats or theft. One without luster and transparency creates enemies and causes disharmony in the family. A milky stone invites injuries to the body. The one with a web causes stomach disorders. The one with red dots on it destroys wealth. The stone with a depression causes anxiety and disturbs peace of mind.