DescriptionThis ultra-rare Star "Classic Mogok" Burma Ruby is back for liquidation. This stone has a great star a stunning pink red color, a rare combination. The gem has been in a safety deposit box and never mounted.
How rare are these stones? "For every 100 faceted corundum (ruby and sapphire) mined, approximately three stars are discovered. One will have good color and a bad star. One will have a great star and bad color. Only one out of a hundred will have a good star and good color. Fine stars are rarer than rare." Gemstone Forecaster, Volume 16, #2, 1998. The six silvery legs of the star are sharp and obvious. The gem is semi-transparent. Of course, these stones are not heated. When heated, these stones do not star. Until 50 years ago, these stones always sold for more than faceted Burma ruby. Imagine trying to buy a four carat faceted "Classic" Mogok Burma ruby for $10,000 per carat anywhere in the world today. It's not going to happen. The ultimate connoisseur gemstone, plus it would look fantastic mounted.
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