Mr Prakash Bandari asking via chat the value of star of Asia sapphire

I am asking about the Asia Star sapphire about which Dr Shihaan Larif has written. I am senior Indian journalist with 50 years experience and I come from the Pink City of jaipur, India which is world’s biggest lapidiary art centre. I want to know what could be the current price of the Star of Asia sappghire which is displayed in Smithsonian mueseum

He is referring to the star of Asia sapphire.

I will try to value it according to current market rate. Anyone with knowledge is welcome to post here