A Guide on to Buy Ruby Jewellery


Owning a ruby is every jewellery lover’s dream come true. The most popular gemstone has been coveted and prized for centuries. The hardness and durability of the stone make it ideal for daily wear. It looks exquisite in any form of earrings, bracelets, pendants. Also, with ruby prices on the rise, natural rubies are often priced than the colored ones. So, with lots of ruby stones available in the market, choosing the perfect and real ones is very difficult.


A Guide on to Buy Ruby Jewellery

It is important to be careful and aware of how to choose the best Ruby stone. 


Ruby the name is derived from the Latin word "rubber" which means Red. Ruby got its name because of its vibrant and rich red color. Rubies are a part of the corundum family. They have a great hardness factor with a score of 9 on Moh’s scale. The red color in rubies is due to the presence of chromium in it. Here are some guidelines on how to buy Ruby jewellery.

·         Rubies are hard in structure and do not get scratched easily. They are very durable, and you need not worry about it wearing down if it has undergone minor knockdowns. Since these gems do not have any inclusions, they display small spots and fine lines when kept under the light. In order to find out good quality ruby, you can check for the clear display of these stones. It is important to keep in mind that you do not wear these rubies when you are doing strenuous works.
·         Observe the size, quality and the color of the ruby before you pay. The larger the stone, the more expensive it will be. The rubies with fewer inclusions will be more expensive than that of visible inclusions. Always go for rubies with a deep red color. Deeper the color is the most prized are these rubies. 
·         It is essential to choose a ruby based on the defined inclusions, weight and clarity. Unlike diamonds, rubies cannot be flawless. Blood red and vivid rubies are the most expensive. 
·         Do not purchase rubies that look cloudy. Also, if you find cracks in rubies do not go for it, this is because it can tend to break off in the longer run.
·         You can find ruby jewellery in orange and purple colors also. The more purple it is, the less valuable it is the stone. Pigeon red rubies are more expensive and very rare to find. This is because it does not have any secondary colors.
·         Nowadays most of the rubies undergo several treatments that include, heat treatments, gas treatment, flux healed treatment, etc. These forms of treatments are done to enhance the color and clarity of the stone. 
·         It is important that you choose the ruby jewellery based on the carat size. Rubies are usually found in less than one or two carats. If you are looking for large rubies it is always essential to go for synthetic rubies. 
·         Rubies can be chosen based on their shape. Brilliant cuts in shapes like pear, the round will help in enhancing the brilliance of its color. Rubies can be seen in different colors when you view it from several angles. Hence choose based on the shape and cuts to get the most from your ruby jewellery. 

A Guide on to Buy Ruby Jewellery


Rubies can be matched with different collared metals like silver, platinum, gold to get the type of look you want. If you want your ruby to sparkle more you can add in a touch of diamonds to it to enhance its look. Rubies are the perfect choice for expressing powerful emotions. It is a worthy choice to have ruby jewellery in yourcollections of precious pieces of jewellery. 

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