A large 8.1ct Dark Blood Red Faceted Ruby (A459)

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Filled Cavities or Fissure/Cobalt



All natural rubies have imperfections in them, including color impurities and inclusions of rutile needles known as "silk". Gemologists use these needle inclusions found in natural rubies to distinguish them from synthetics, simulants, or substitutes. Usually the rough stone is heated before cutting. Almost all rubies today are treated in some form, with heat treatment being the most common practice. However, rubies that are completely untreated but still of excellent quality command a large premium.

A lovely large gem ! 


Nature:                 Natural Ruby

Origin:                  Madagascar

Weight:                8.1 ct approx

Color:                   Dark Blood Red - Translucent

Clarity:                 SI 

Shape / Cut:         Oval / Faceted

Size:                     11.5 x 10.5 X 7 mm approx

Treatment:           Heat treated and glass filled


6h 34m 7s

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Starts 24th Oct 2016 4:07am PDT
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