Black star is an incredible gemstone with intense black colour. It can display the most gorgeous four rayed star, reminiscent of a clear night sky. This makes the black star both elegant and festive to wear. Read on if you would like to know more about the mysterious black star!



The symbolism of black star include cleansing, healing, balance and lightness. Black star is said to be a gemstone of emotional healing. Wear it when you want to find inner balance, clear your mind and let go of negative emotions. This gemstone is thought to be a light in the dark when you need it. 



Black star can amongst other countries be found in India, South Africa, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, the USA, Finland and Austria. Black star is the black variety of the diopside gemstone, composed of calcium, magnesium and silicate. This opaque gemstone displays the optical phenomenon, asterism, taking the shape of a four rayed star. It ranks on 5-6 on the Mohs hardness scale.