The Star Sapphire is a Sapphire that exhibits a unique star-like pattern within the crystal, which is also known as an "asterism". The cause of this fascinating visual effect is tiny, needle like inclusions which intersect forming a six-rayed star shaped pattern.
Sapphire is a stone of peace, tranquility, spiritual healing and spiritual truth. Sapphire is useful when channeling healing energies from the Angelic Realm or a higher source. This makes Sapphire an especially good stone for practitioners of Reiki and similar modalities. Sapphire helps the user stay on the Spiritual Path, boosting psychic and spiritual powers, and is a great stone for Earth and Chakra healing.