7 Star Sapphire Facts

By Emily on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 in Gemstones, Informational. No Comments

A rare variety of sapphire, star sapphires feature an unusual star-like optical phenomenon caused by tiny, needle like inclusions. The star-like pattern found within these gemstones is referred to as asterism, which comes from the Latin word for star. The most common star sapphires have 6 rays, while those with 12 rays represent some of… Read More