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[Source] Synthetic Pink Star Sapphire

I have a request from a customer for a star sapphire in pink or
lavender. As far as I can tell, star sapphires are naturally only
available in black, blue, grey or ruby reds. Also, cost is a bit of a
factor as well. :slight_smile:

So, I’m looking for a source for a synthetic pink or lavender star
sapphire cab about 12x10mm if possible. If I can’t find one of those
colors, she’ll go with the synthetic star ruby available from Rio
Grande.

Thank you!

Karen Tremblay
KaeLynn Jewelry Design
Timmins, ON
(705) 360-5861
www.KaeLynnDesign.com

Natural star sapphires are available in all colors sapphires come in
which includes pink (although often pink stones are called ruby) and
purple. I have sold and owned a number of purple star sapphires over
the years. Check with Boston Gems and Findings or check the AGTA
source book and call a few of the suppliers listed under sapphire.

Daniel R. Spirer, G.G.
Daniel R. Spirer Jewelers, LLC
1780 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140
@Daniel_R_Spirer
www.spirerjewelers.com

I have several star sapphires and star rubies that fit your picture,
you sail nothing about size but my largest is a calibrated 8x6mm.
the cost is around $600 per stone, that appraisal was done in the
early 80’s and they have the prices marked on their appraisal cards.
I am not asking for current rates, only the price stated on the
evaluation. most likely shri lankan stones.

Ringman