Why you should choose a RED RUBY?
Red Ruby which has a vivid and bright red colour, are the best to symbolize our greatest feelings, love. Often, love and passion are portrait by red Ruby. One of the perks of getting a red Ruby rings are due to its durability, being grade at 9 over 10 on hardness, placed it the second hardest materials in jewelry just behind of diamond. Red Ruby also used for 15th and 40th anniversaries gifts.
How to choose a RED RUBY ring?
In colour, you should look at the hue and saturation of the red Ruby. Hue means the colour of gemstones that you see. In Ruby, the main colour would be red, but it may has secondary hues of orange and violet. Saturation means the amount of colour present in the gemstone.
The most popular and valuable colour of red Ruby is medium red to medium dark red, which also known as “Pigeon Blood” red. Much darker tone will have lesser value, and much lighter tone will be consider a pink Sapphire. Essentially, you should pick a red Ruby ring which suit your personal preference and taste.
Choosing a RED RUBY ring
In clarity, inclusions are the determining factor. Ideally, you should choose a red Ruby with no inclusions visible to naked eyes. However, it is highly advisable to not selecting a Ruby which has zero inclusions, as a perfect Ruby are very rare and it is most likely synthetic.
Cut is another factor which greatly influence the outlook of a gemstones. Two criteria that you can used when judging cut are symmetry and brilliance. The overall looks and feel of the red Ruby should be good and not lopsided. Besides that, the cut should not affect the brilliance and sparkle of the Ruby as well.
Last aspect for evaluation would be carat, the weight of the red Ruby. As many of you already know, the heavier the gemstones is, the more rare and expensive it would be.
Example of RED RUBY
Grading of red Ruby
Top 10% of the natural red Ruby. AAA grade Ruby are slightly included with the signature medium dark red colour.
Top 20% of the natural red Ruby. AA grade Ruby are moderately to slightly included with the signature medium dark red colour.
Top 50% to 75% of the natural red Ruby. A grade Ruby are heavily to moderately included with a light or medium red colour.