According to Indian Astrology/ Vedic Astrology, it is a Jupiter's gem. Jupiter is considered to be Deva Guru or teacher of the Gods.Brihaspati or Guru is very compassionate in the sense that he always thinks of everybody's welfare, and is powerful in changing ones bad times into good. This gem induces religious thoughts and actions. The gem unites separated lovers, renders marital bliss among the couple and ensures heirs.
Jupiter is male, disciplined, obliging, and divine. It is a gigantic, self-illuminating planet, radiating more energy than it receives. Jupiter, guru is shown riding a white elephant, the largest mammal living on earth. In one hand he holds a scroll of sacred knowledge, in another hand a disc of Vishnu to cut through illusions. In his third hand he holds a conch shell symbolizing the sacred sounds (mantras), and with the fourth hand he bestows his blessing. It rules the region between the waist and thighs and influences the bodily elements of fat and mucous.
It is available in different colors of golden, yellow and orange colors. It has an alluring bright yellow luster.