One of the most
popular gemstones, Ruby is a crystallized aluminium oxide, and has
exactly the same chemical composition as sapphire. Only small amounts
of colouring trace elements separates them.
a dark, “pigeon-blood” red to a light pink the ruby has proved its
popularity in jewellery for hundreds of years. Perhaps the finest
stones come from the Mogok region in northern Myanmar (Burma). Until
recently all mining was state-run and private mining of these rubies
was prohibited and the trade in them illegal.
The ruby wearer is thought to be endowed with health, happiness and
wisdom. Rubies are supposed to strengthen the heart emotionally,
provide an energy boost and to increase personal courage.
carry a large range of Rubies, Sapphires and Emeralds in stock in all
sizes from 1mm round, along with ovals, pear shapes, marquise, square,
baguette, trillion etc.
keep several qualities ranging from the commercial at a few pounds per
carat/stone to fine gem qualities at £1000per ct +. Our stock comes
from many countries of the world including Sri Lanka, Thailand, Burma,
Australia, Madagascar and Africa.
contact us with your requirements, or send a sample for us to match,
and we will quote you for that particular quality.