A 733 carat black star sapphire that was originally used as a doorstop. Named “The Black Star of Queensland,” the humble gemstone that spent nine years as a doorstop is now set majestically as a pendant framed by 35 diamonds.
The Star of Bombay is a 182 carat g) cabochon-cut star sapphire originating from Sri Lanka. The violet-blue gem was given to silent film actress Mary Pickford by her husband, Douglas Fairbanks. She bequeathed it to the Smithsonian Institution.
Fine Star Ruby Burma This large and fine star ruby, fashioned as a near-circular cabochon is characterized by its sharp asterism. The transparency is good and the color, a medium purplish-red, is very pleasant. Weighing approximately and measuring x x
A STAR SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND RING, BY CARTIER Set with a cabochon star sapphire, to the baguette-cut diamond three quarter-hoop, mounted in 18k white gold, ring size 5, with French assay mark for gold, in red leather Cartier case