Are you a July born? Well, then you have one more reason to love ruby as it is the birthstone for July babies.
Irrespective though, ruby has a worldwide fan following as it is majorly associated with red color and it goes without saying that people across the world accept red as a color of passion and love.
And, till the time people continue to fall in love and express their feelings, ruby jewelry will never lose its charm.
If you want to buy ruby jewelry that is manufactured with an irresistible blood-red stone that shimmers and shines, then there are a few things to keep in mind.
Rubies can be amazingly beautiful and incredibly attractive as well as pricey.
Hence it is important to ensure that you get your money’s worth and not a penny less.
- It is suggested that rubies are very long-lasting hard gemstones that don’t get defaced quickly. Hence you don’t have to very cautious with small knocks and impacts.
- Similar to emerald, rubies may have inclusions or not, but it doesn’t make them any less pricey. It means that when you purchase and hold the stone against the light, you will see fine lines and spots. Hence, you should buy a piece that has minimal inclusions that aren’t visible to the naked eye.
- When purchasing ruby, it is important to focus on the quality, color, and size of the gem as it determines its price. The costliest rubies are those which have a deep red shade, but you can find rubies in shades of reds and pinks too.
- Speaking about the size, a big piece of stone will be costlier but it is also related to the inclusions. You may notice that a small ruby with no inclusions will cost you more in comparison to a big one with many inclusions.
- When purchasing a ruby, keep in mind that it will be next to impossible to find one which is completely flawless, unlike a diamond.
The above-mentioned Ruby buying guide and tips are quite flexible.
If you need to shop around to find the best ruby for you, then go for the one which fits your needs, budget, requirements, and preference.
Take time and compare the cost of similar rubies in terms of quality and weight to get a rough idea about the price and quality.