STAR SAPPHIRE  2.93 CTS 18268 - BEAUTIFUL SHARP STAR EFFECT

STAR SAPPHIRE 2.93 CTS 18268 - BEAUTIFUL SHARP STAR EFFECT

  • $150.00

Carats 2.93
Size 9.5 x 8.2 x 3.6 mm
Color Reddish Purple
Clarity TRC/VI
Shape Oval
Treatment None
Origin Sri Lanka
Location Colombo,Sri Lanka
Price $ 150.00
100% Natural - Not treated in any way.
Beautiful Center-stone for an engagement Ring.
Will make a Gorgeous Ring or Pendent accented with Diamonds.
Beautiful sharp Star effect.
A Gem of Lasting Beauty.
Asterism (or Ray Effect) is best seen in Bright Sunlight or by focusing a Flashlight on the face of the gem.

Refractive Index: 1.759-1.778
Hardness: 9
Chemical Comp: AL2O3
Density: 4.00
Crystal Group: Hexagonal

Star Sapphires display a 6 rayed star By light reflecting off the silky crystallizations of rutile inside called asterism. Star Sapphires comes in a range of colors but the finer Blues, Reds, Green yellow orange and Padparaschas are extremely rare. Some color-change Corundum also displays asterism, and is called Color-change Star Sapphires.Top-quality sapphires are extremely rare. Beauty, magnificent color, transparency, and durability are the main features. Color and asterism determines the value of a star sapphire. Sri Lanka is known for the finest and the largest sapphires in the world.