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PRODUCT NAME Natural Ruby
WEIGHT 26.00 Ct.
SHAPE Rough
CLARITY si
TREATMENT Heated
QUANTITY 6 Pieces
COLOR mix
LUSTER Superior
ORIGIN Madagascar
HARDNESS 9

Among the multitude of legends and strange beliefs of ancient times, it was thought that the wearer of a ruby was blessed with health, wealth, wisdom and outstanding success in « heart affairs ».
Furthermore, the wearer acquired the ability to live in peace with his enemies. In some places ruby was even thought to confer invulnerability.

Rubies are today even more valuable and rare than the top quality colorless diamonds.
A 16 carat ruby was sold at auction for USD 227,300 per carat at Sotheby's in 1988.
A 27.37 carat Burmese ruby ring was sold at Sotheby's in Geneva in May 1995 for USD 146,145 per carat. A 32 carat ruby was sold for USD 144,000 per carat at Sotheby's in 1989.
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