Ruby, also commonly known as Manik, is a deep pink to a blood-red colored natural gemstone. This precious stone is an extremely popular member of the Corundum family. Burma Ruby or Burmese Ruby is the most popular and exceptionally rare variety in the cosmic collection of ruby gemstones. In recent years, a fine variety of ruby has come into the market from Tanzania and Mozambique regions of Africa.
The very famous Burma ruby comes from the Mogok and Mong Hsu districts of Burma, a Southeast Asian country. Although Burma has now become Myanmar, the industry still calls its rubies 'Burma Ruby'. It is widely recognized for its intense red pigeon hue and rich astrological values. Owned by the planet Sun, the Burmese ruby is associated with the Zodiac sign Leo and regarded as the gemstone for July born people. Holding the Mohs scale hardness of 9.0, the refractive index of Burma ruby ranges from 1.759 to 1.778.
Of all the other quality factors like beauty, rarity, and durability, old Burma rubies are generally acknowledged for their natural bright luster and relatively superior clarity. Burma Rubies are extremely limited and that is the key reason for their exclusivity. The extent of their high demand can be determined by the fact that in the last decade, the United States of America put a ban on the import of Burmese rubies in order to regulate the nation's military administration.
Color and price:
Among all the classification elements, the color of a gemstone has the most impact on its overall price. It is the perfect balance of the naturally profound pigeon blood shade, saturation, tone, and consistency that determine the exorbitantly high worth of Burmese ruby. To qualify as the finest Old Burma ruby; the color of the gem should neither be too dusky nor too light.
Owing to the high chromium content of the mine from where they are extracted, the premium quality Burmese ruby gemstones display a true deep pinkish to vivid red hue in most kinds of light that draw extraordinary value in the international gemstone market. Cambodian and Thai rubies, on the other hand, are generally darker brown in tint, reminiscent of garnet.
Burmese rubies are the most expensive assortment of ruby gemstone, which has touched the price of $1 million per carat. In general, you can get the best quality Burmese rubies for around USD 10,000 per carat. Buy 100% natural Burmese Rubies sourced directly from Burmese mines at the most genuine price. Avail of the quick and insured delivery facility with an easy returns option with Navratan.