Burma Star Sapphire - blue - oval - 10.3x8.9mm - 5.03carats
A very fine star sapphire from Burma. Translucent body with nice 6 point star.
FYI-Star Sapphires are Sapphires with inclusions of tiny, rutile needles exhibit an optical property called an asterism. This is the star shaped effect seen in star sapphires and is usually only seen in cabochon cuts .