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Multi-Star Quartz

Don´t know how to pay for it,, I buy it, no mather what, I´ll sell a kidney or both ;) Stargazing for gem lovers.a sensational multi-star quartz photographed by Tino Hammid and featured in The Handbook of Gemmology.

Black star sapphire

Black star sapphire--Think this is the crystal in the pin you showed me. (There is also a blue star sapphire which was the only one I had seen before).

Giant 5.0" Labradorite Sphere I want this sooooo bad!

Labradorite sphere flipping all my 'drool at the shiny' switches - Lore of the Inuit peoples claim Labradorite fell from the frozen fire of the Aurora Borealis

One of the personal favourite , Rutilated Quartz .  Rutilated quartz is a rare mineral that is mainly made up of titanium dioxide. One of its most outstanding physical properties is that is has a remarkably high refractive index which makes it to disperse plenty of light, more than any other mineral known to mankind.  Credit : Otto Jakob

Rutilated quartz is a rare mineral that is mainly made up of titanium dioxide. One of its most outstanding physical properties is that is has a remarkably high refractive index. It disperses more light than any other mineral known to mankind.

Star Sapphire: Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C.

Star Sapphire: Museum of Natural History, Washington D. The star is caused by natural inclusions that distort the light

Neelanjali Double-Star-Ruby - Going on the rareness its estimated price has been put around $100 million. Weighs 1,370 carats (274 g). It was unveiled to the world at the end of 1988, and immediately entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest double-star ruby. Owned by Indian lawyer G. Vidyaraj. When he inherited the ruby, it was covered in layers of grime and soot as, in the past, people thought it was cursed. No one would dare touch the jewel for fear of desecration.

Top 10 Amazing Record Breaking Gemstones for Size, Clarity and Value

Star Ruby is a type of  Ruby that exhibits a star-like phenomenon known as asterism.

Star Ruby is a type of Ruby that exhibits a star-like phenomenon known as asterism. I would love to find one of these for my granddaughter Ruby.

The typical size range for star rubies is 1ct to 10cts, but much larger stones exist.  One of the largest fine-quality star rubies on public display is the Smithsonian Institution's 137-ct Rosser Reeves Ruby

The typical size range for star rubies is to but much larger stones exist. One of the largest fine-quality star rubies on public display is the Smithsonian Institution’s Rosser Reeves Ruby

Purple 12-ray star sapphire, 8.13 ct, 11.78 x 10.50 x 6.28 mm. Unlike this one, such stones often are glass-filled. For a brief report on the phenomenon, see “Twelve-rayed star sapphire of interest” by Garry DuToit, GIA Laboratory, Bangkok.

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