National Gemstone

3.21 Oval Double Cabochon Star "Classic Mogok" Burma Ruby

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INFORMATION
3.21 Star
CARAT WEIGHT:3.21
TYPE & ORIGIN:Natural Star Ruby, Burma, "Classic Mogok"
CERTIFICATION:AGL - June 8, 1998
SHAPE & CUT:Oval Double Cabochon
MEASUREMENTS:8.62 x 7.42 x 4.35 mm
HEAT ENHANCEMENT:None
PRICE:US $11,000 per carat or US$35,310 total, including USPS shipping and handling in the United States and the original AGL Colored Stone Origin Report.
NGC COMMENTS
This ultra-rare Star "Classic Mogok" Burma Ruby is back for liquidation. This stone has a great star a stunning red color, a rare combination.

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 red three carat faceted "Classic Mogok" Burma ruby for $11,000 per carat anywhere in the world today. It's not going to happen. The ultimate connoisseur gemstone, plus it would look fantastic mounted.

For more information on this gem, call Robert Genis of National Gemstone at 1-800-458-6453 or email rgenis@preciousgemstones.com. Feel free to call or e-mail for specific quotes.

View the 3.21 unheated Burma star ruby's American Gemological Laboratory Colored Gemstone Origin Report.

Learn about Stars here: THE GEMSTONE FORECASTER, VOL. 16, #2, Summer, 1998
IMAGE DISCLOSURE
The 3.21 Oval Double Cabochon Star "Classic Mogok" Burma Ruby was shot in natural daylight with a Sony Digital Cyber-Shot.

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