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Ruby has been the worlds most valued gemstone for thousands of years The finestRubies are rarer and more valuable than even top quality colorless DiamondsThe most important deposits of rubies are found in upper Burma near Magok Burmaquality Rubies are known for holding their brilliant color under all lighting conditions The color of rubies are varying shades of red the most desired color being pigeonsblood pure red with a hint of blue It is acceptable to have slight inclusions which donot decrease the gems beauty Ruby is the birthstone for July Rubies are the redmembers of the corundum family whose other member is the Sapphire Ward 57Ruby gets its red coloring from small amounts of chromium Burmese Rubies do notcontain Iron which kills the natural florescence of Ruby Thus a Burmese Ruby willappear more pink and hot candy red in daylight than its poorer darker cousins fromThailand or Africa The red color is even more augmented in low artificial light Beingthe hardest mineral known next to diamond Rubies make an excellent choice forThere are so few unflawed Rubies in sizes larger than 5 carats that anything larger ismore valuable than even a Diamond of equal quality and size The name Ruby is fromthe Latin ruber meaning red Read 139Clear stones of the deeper shades are the most highly prized When cut into acabochon a nonconvex form some specimens of ruby exhibit asterism that is asix-rayed star can be seen in the interior of the stone Such rubies called star rubiesare also highly prized Many stones that are not rubies are nevertheless called rubiesThe balas or balas ruby for example is a type of spinel the Bohemian ruby is rose quartz the Siberian ruby is red or pink tourmaline American ruby Cape rubyMontana ruby and Rocky Mountain ruby are varieties of garnetSynthetic rubies were first produced in 1837 by fusing alum and chromium-oxidepigment at a high temperature Improvements in the manufacture of synthetic rubiessince
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