Rivaling the beauty of a starlit night, this extraordinary gem is celebrated for its huge size, rich color, and clear star. It is said to have once belonged to India’s Maharajah of Jodhpur.


  • Title: The Star of Asia Sapphire
  • Location: Burma, Asia
  • Type: Gem
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • External Link: View this object record in the Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center
  • Weight: 330.00ct
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): G3688
  • Photo Credit: Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Field: Mineral Sciences
  • Fassion: Round Cabochon
  • Color: Medium Dark Blue

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