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    RUBY
    Myanmar (Burma)
    This large cushion cut Ruby is from the classic locality of Burma, now known as Myanmar. It has been native cut for maximal yield and has good, deep, truly red color, with faint, underlying purple tones. Considered one of the most precious of gemstones (along with Sapphire, Emerald & Diamond), Ruby has been highly prized through the ages because of its singular, bright red color. Overall this Ruby is slightly sleepy, has a tiny pit type inclusion in an upper pavilion facet but is otherwise in fine condition. It measures 12.0 x 9.1 mm and weighs 4.68 carats.


    Estimate: $12,000 - $14,000.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    17th Sunday
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