1.60cts Natural Star Sapphire Round Cab

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 5.8 x 5.5 x 4.4mm
Weight (carats) 1.6 carats


DESCRIPTION - Please veiw photos as part of the description.

Stock No.                      :  0219014058005550160     

Gemstone                     : Corundum var. Star Sapphire

Origin (where mined) : Sri Lanka

Shape                           : Round Cabochon

Weight                          : 1.60cts

Measurements (mm) : L = 5.8 W = 5.5 D = 4.4   

Colour                          : Bluish/Grey

Clarity                          : Eye visible inclusions (the inclusions that make the star)

Pieces                          : 1

Brightness                  : Not Applicable

Transparency            : Transluscent

Treatment                  : NONE (if heat treated the rutile needles evaporate)

CRITERIA: what to look for when buying a star

When examining gems with a star they are best viewed with a single light source otherwise the star becomes blurred and does not appear.

We look for sharpness of the star. This can be defined as, if the rays are thin and definite or wide and fuzzy , straight or wavy, continuous or broken. Thin straight, continuous and sharp is preferred.

The position of the star, whether centrally positioned or off center. Well centered on the can is best.

Then we take into account the cutting and shape of the cab. If the cab is too low the star may be blurred and not sharp. If too high then it may be of center and will not show all the star when viewed from the top. Also if the cab is long and narrow this may note show the star properly.

Colour and transparency are important. The colour should be a nice blue, not light or dark and the more transparent the better.

Apart from the fine rutile needles which cause the star effect it should be free of inclusions and cracks.

Of special note it is extremely rare to find a star ruby or sapphire with both top colour and fine star. In most cases if the colour is good the star is not and vice versa.

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When photographing star sapphires and other phenominal gems it is done under artifical light with a neutral background. Photos of gemstones are of the original gem for sale. NO STOCK PHOTOS. Photographing gemstones is extremely difficult in duplicating the exact colour and details.

We try to do our utmost to obtain the most precise results. Please be aware that different monitors maybe set to different resolution or colours may show up slightly differently from monitor to monitor.

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Save money on shipping by combining purchases. We do not charge extra for combining items if they are all purchased within the first 7 days of the first purchase. At the time of the first item is purchased, please notify us that you wish to combine shipping.

If multiples purchases are made they are all shipped at the lowest shipping specified. This includes when one item is specified FREE shipping then all items are shipped FREE. 

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We ship to most countries and only to a Pay Pal confirmed address. If you have any doubts please contact us for confirmation prior to bidding.

Our standard shipping is via Registered Post with a tracking number. Registered Post takes longer than regular post. . 

It is not our business to make money from postage and we always charge the minimum postage charge possible. Please keep in mind that the postage is not the only cost in sending a parcel. There is packaging and time to be factored.

For items costing or totaling $250 or more at the time of payment, we will send free of charge, or as otherwise stated.

We will send your purchase within 48hours of receipt of confirmed payment, except weekends, public holidays or postal strikes

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We accept Pay Pal only.

Out of courtesy if you need more than 3 days to make payment please let us know.

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All matters relating to the importation of our products are the sole responsibility of the purchaser. This includes any Import Duties, Sales Tax, customs fees etc.

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It is HIGHLY encouraged that if you have any questions regarding this listing, please do not hesitate to contact me prior to purchasing, regardless of how trivial it may seem. We will reply as soon as possible, be mindful of any international time difference which may delay a reply.

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In the event our item is grossly misrepresented in the description, you are entitled to 100% refund.

If the item arrives damaged, you are entitled to 100% refund.

If you are unsatisfied and wish to return the item you must notify us and return the item within 14 days of receiving the item. Once you notify us that you wish to return the item we will send further instructions.

Item must be returned along with all original packaging sent with a tracking number so that you can track that I have received it.

Buyer will pay for return shipping, once item is received and nothing is missing the refund will be made through PayPal only, less shipping (free shipping fee of $6.90 will be deducted from the total refund), and PayPal refund fees.

Many people do not require a reason for returning purchases, However it would be greatly appreciated if an honest reason be given no matter what it may be, this is so that we can improve our e-bay listings and service.


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$56.00 USD

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Pricing & Details

Auction ID 401690
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Starts 28th Jan 2014 6:57pm PST

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