Protection. Intellect. Power
Star sapphire is uncommon assortment of sapphire that displays an uncommon asterism under explicit lighting. When seeing star sapphire, a six-rayed star will seem to coast over the outside of the stone.
The impact is best seen under an immediate light source and keeping in mind that tilting and turning the stone from various edges. Star sapphires contain uncommon small needle-like incorporations of rutile. Adjusted needles that meet each other at different edges produce the uncommon marvel known as asterism.
Sapphire is the birthstone for those who are born in September. On the zodiac chart, it is viewed as the stone for Taurus.
The ancients regarded star sapphires as powerful talismans for protecting travelers and seekers. They were considered to be so powerful that they would continue to protect the wearer even after being passed on to another person.
Abbes Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) chronicled the healing powers of gemstones in her book "Physica". According to her view, gemstones are formed through the powerful combination of water and fire; therefore they hold powers corresponding to these phenomena. She also believed that each stone had a certain, divine blessing from God. What she said about sapphire is: "Who is dull and would like to be clever, should, in a sober state, frequently lick with the tongue on a sapphire, because the gemstone's warmth and power, combined with the saliva's moisture, will expel the harmful juices that affect the intellect. Thus, the man will attain a good intellect."
Star sapphires can extend in shading from blue in different tones to pink, orange, yellow, green, lavender, dim or dark. The most attractive shading is a striking, exceptional blue. Most star sapphire displays a white star, however star sapphire from Thailand is renowned for its gold shaded asterism.
BENEFITS OF STAR SAPPHIRE STONES:
Often worn as a Talisman, Star Sapphires are known to best benefit the seekers and travelers as it is a protecting stone too.
Star Sapphires are referred to as the Gem of Heaven or Guardians of Innocence, as it triggers honesty, commitment and fidelity in its wearer.
The Starry eyed Sapphires are also believed to eradicate the venom of scorpions and snakes when the water soaked with Star Sapphires is drunk by the victim.
The gem is the embodiment of emotional well-being as it drains the wearer of fear, hate, nosebleeds, insomnia, fever, headaches, dementia, and thyroid problems.
ABOUT STAR SAPPHIRE STONES
Only next to Kyanite, Star Sapphire is the lone other rock that originates from Corundum. It is a transparent stone that is akin to the common Sapphire with a spectacular twirl inside.
The same makes the stone look as though it has a bright star beneath its surface to the observer. Star Sapphires are available in deep and richcolors such as purple, green, blue, orange, brown gray, colorless and violet.
Known to be one of the hardest natural stones befitting jewelry for daily wear, Star Sapphire scores 9 for hardness on the Mohs scale.
It originates from the countries Myanmar, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Afghanistan, Brazil, Cambodia, Malagasy Republic, Malawi, Pakistan, Rhodesia of Zimbabwe and the US.