Natural Star Sapphire--A Member of the 100 Carats Club

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Lot 1284
Natural Star Sapphire--A Member of the 100 Carats Club

Sold for US$ 75,000 inc. premium
Natural Star Sapphire--A Member of the 100 Carats Club
Burma
This stunning circular cabochon star sapphire is notable not only for its large and impressive size but also its rich blue body color. The star is central and strong. Such large, natural sapphires are rare in today's market.
Weighing 157.0 and measuring 28.8 x 28.4 x 19.38mm

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by an American Gemological Laboratory report no. CS54244 dated 10 April 2013 stating that the 157.42 carats natural corundum, star sapphire shows no evidence of heat treatment.
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