World Famous Sri Lanka Gems
That 98.57-carat cushion-cut gem, which is now known as the Bismarck Sapphire, is one of the world’s finest examples of September’s official birthstone. Visitors to the Gem Gallery at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., will see the Bismarck Sapphire Necklace prominently displayed between two other famous sapphire pieces, the Hall Sapphire and Diamond Necklace and the Logan Sapphire.
260 carat Ceylon sapphire (set in a diamond brooch) acquired by Tsar Alexander II at the 1862 World Exhibition in London as a gift to his wife. Presently at Russian Diamond Fund / Gokhran Museum Russia
The word “belle” means a beautiful woman, and has been used metaphorically to refer to the extraordinary beauty of this enormous blue sapphire. The stone is held in the highest esteem for its highly prized peacock blue color and its excellent clarity. The stone was discovered in the traditional gem basket of Sri Lanka, the Ratnapura district, presently at Peter John Parsis Collection
The cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 478.68 carats held by diamond floral motifs at three points the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the sapphire is of Sri Lankan origin presently at King Ferdinad / Queen Marie - Romania
The World’s Largest Faceted Blue Sapphire at 486 Carats, Is Shrouded in Mystery Presently at Christe jewel Auction, Geneva 2004. After the Christie’s event, the Blue Giant of the Orient vanished from public view once again and hasn’t been seen since.
The Star of Lanka has the reputation of being the third largest star sapphire of similar quality in existence. This splendid phenomenal gemstone is a rich deep - blue in colour and has a well defined six-rayed star. It is another sensational discovery in the gem mining history of Sri Lanka
An exquisite Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye of 105 carats, mined in the gem gravels of Sri Lanka. It displays the most desirable qualities of a “Milk and Honey” effect, good transparency and a well defined silver ray. while being a nearly flawless specimen, Its cut and proportions are excellent.
World largest and most beautiful fancy color sapphire of Sri Lankan Origin. Displayed in American Natural History Museum of New York city
Star of India 563.35 Carats of Sri Lanka origin World’s largest star Sapphire displayed in J.P Morgan Gallery of the Natural History Museum.
Midnight Star Sapphire 116.75 carats largest star Sri Lankan origin displayed in J.P Morgan Gallery of the American Natural History Museum.
Logan Sapphire 423 carats this magnificent sapphire was cut from a crystal mined in Sri Lanka and is one of the world’s largest faceted blue sapphire. Presently at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC.
Rosser Reeves Star Ruby 138.72 carats with its red color and well – defined star, This Star Ruby might be largest and finest star ruby in the world. At Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC.
Blue star sapphire of 60 carats from Sri Lanka in a setting studded with 126 diamonds. Presently at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC.
Blue Spinel of 14.02 carats from Sri Lanka is exceptional for its intense violet blue color. At Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC.
Star of Katandru 16.21 carats exceptional star ruby of Sri Lankan origin. The “star of Katandru,” has a well – centered star with straight arms of sharp intensity, and uniform and beautiful body color. At Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC.
The Star of Bombay is a 182-carat cabochon-cut star sapphire originating from Sri Lanka. Presently at National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution
The Star of Artaban is a 287–carat cabochon-cut star sapphire originating from Sri Lanka currently located at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
The Star of Adam 1404.49 carats world's Largest blue star sapphire originating from Sri Lanka - Ratnapura. Currently Valued the gem at over $300 million.