Top 10 Most Famous Individual Sapphires

The Top Ten Most Famous Individual Sapphires

1 The Stuart Sapphire

It was set in Queen Victoria's State Crown - Metal_Treasure

2 The Star of India

It's a gorgeous milky greyish-blue sapphire with a well defined star (size of a golf ball). - Metal_Treasure

3 The Grand Sapphire of Louis XIV
4 The Gordon Star Sapphire
5 The Queen Marie of Romania's Sapphire

It's very large - the 4th largest blue sapphire in the world. - Metal_Treasure

6 The Logan Sapphire
7 The Black Star of Queensland

It's a black star sapphire, i.e. black sapphire that forms a star - Metal_Treasure

8 The Bismark Sapphire

It's a deep blue sapphire found in Burma and sold in Sri Lanka that was set in a necklace designed by Cartier.The piece was a gift to the Smithsonian Institute by Countess Mona von Bismark in 1967. One of Mona's husbands was Count Albrecht Edzard von Bismarck-Schönhausen, a grandson of German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck. - Metal_Treasure

9 The Star of Adam
10 The Star of Bombay

A violet-blue star sapphire originating from Sri Lanka. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 The Nathan Sapphire
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