Pigeon blood ruby gemstone is one of the most exclusive and uncommonly rare varieties of ruby gemstones. Since the majority of Pigeon blood-red ruby comes from the mines of Burma, people usually misunderstand Pigeon Blood ruby gemstone as Old Burma or Burmese Ruby or vice-versa. Therefore, it is essential to apprehend that this beautiful gem is named after its stunningly unique color and not the origin. Though it was originally mined in Myanmar, recently, some fine qualities of natural pigeon blood ruby are found in the mines of Vietnam, Afghanistan, Tajikistan Mozambique, and Madagascar.
Pigeon Blood-red ruby is an extremely desirable gemstone that commands an equally high price in the global gemstone market. Owing to the rich color and superior clarity, Pigeon Blood Rubies bear high metaphysical properties that deliver positive influence to the wearer.
Pigeon Blood Ruby is a July birthstone. Being among the most sought-after color variants of the ruby category, Pigeon blood ruby displays a bright red color with a small tint of purple hue that seems deep red when seen in the light. It somewhat resembles the fluorescent red signal of a high-intensity traffic light. The extraordinary color-effect makes this gemstone worldwide popular. Pigeon Blood Ruby gemstone derived its name from a freshly killed pigeon’s blood. If sources are to be believed, some say that the color of the perfect ruby is just as the same as the central point of a pigeon’s eye whereas others say that the finest ruby is of the first two drops of blood color that flows from the nose of a killed pigeon.
Pigeon Blood Ruby Price:
Natural Pigeon Blood Ruby is rarer than diamonds and demand for good quality Pigeon Blood-red rubies has always been strong among the industrialists and in the wholesale trade fair.
Prized for its extreme level of beauty and rarity, it is the quality of cut, color, and clarity that assess the value of Pigeon Blood ruby. Records show that Myanmar’s ruby holds millions of dollars’ worth at the international auction markets. The price of Pigeon Blood-Red Ruby gemstone begins from approx. $4665 per carat and can go far above depending upon the color intensity and weight.