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How to Sell Yellow Sapphires
Everything you need to know about selling yellow sapphires from the experts
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Last updated: December 25, 2023

Yellow sapphires are beautiful and can be just as gorgeous as a diamond in any piece of jewelry. But if you’ve found that your own yellow sapphire doesn’t quite fit your style or feel you need it out of your life ( or jewelry box), these exquisite gemstones can be sold for quite a pretty penny. Let’s explore the best ways to sell a yellow sapphire.

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How to Sell Yellow Sapphires with Worthy

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1 Prep for sale

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2 Auction online

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3 Get paid

  1. Tell us about your item – answer a few basic questions about your yellow sapphire jewelry for our experts to review. 
  2. Shipping – Schedule a secure FedEx pickup from your home or drop off from a FedEx location. Worthy covers all shipping costs plus insured shipping by Lloyds of London. 
  3. Prepare for sale – Our team of experts professionally cleans and photographs your yellow sapphire jewelry before sending it out for grading at a third-party lab, such as GIA or IGI. 
  4. Online auction – Once you have set a reserve price and started your online gemstone auction, you’ll be able to watch the offers roll in. 
  5. Get paid – When your item has sold, you’ll receive the final sale amount, minus Worthy’s fee, which is a percentage of the sale price. 
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Luxury Item Protection

Worthy provides full insurance coverage for every shipment. We trust Lloyd’s of London, a global leader in insurance since 1688, to protect all valuables auctioned on our platform.

Why Are Yellow Sapphire Gemstones So Popular?

There is something uniquely special about yellow sapphires. These gemstones are also known by the names Pushyarag or Pushparaga. The signature yellow tinge in the stones comes from traces of iron. The yellow color is something that has fascinated generations of people with its brilliance and splendor.

Where Can Yellow Sapphires Be Found?

These gemstones are typically found in igneous rock formations and once these gems have been carved, they capture the light in the most spectacular way. It is possible for these sapphires to be heat treated to enhance their luminosity, but they remain most valuable in their natural state. They primarily originate from Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Madagascar, but they are also prevalent in Russia and India.

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World-Class Grading Labs

We put our trust in the best diamond grading labs in the world, such as the GIA and IGI, to grade items prior to auction. Diamonds and gemstones sold with grading reports from these top labsare considered more valuable and can command higher prices.

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Only Diamonds Are Harder Than Yellow Sapphires

These gemstones are exceptionally hard – only diamonds are harder. This stone ranks at 9 on the Mohs scale. Besides for jewellery, sapphires have plenty of practical applications in industry too.

The Symbolic Meaning of Yellow Sapphires

Yellow sapphire gems have an association with Jupiter – the largest planet in the Solar System. These precious gems are thought to bring contentment and prosperity to those who possess them. In Indian culture, these gemstones offer the promise of a successful marriage, and for those who are married these stones are thought to reduce conflicts. It is part of the Vishuddha chakra and its cosmic color is light blue.

Last updated: December 25, 2023