How can you tell the value of a ruby?
The stronger and more intense the color, the more valuable the ruby. Other factors, such as clarity and cut quality, also play a role in a ruby’s value. However, since rubies aren’t prized for their brilliance like diamonds are, the cut quality of a ruby isn’t such a major factor in determining its beauty or value.
What does a ruby ring cost?
If the ruby ring in question is set with a natural, untreated ruby weighing well under carat, the ring will start out at prices around $1,000. In terms of the 4Cs, of color, clarity, cut, and carat weight, the ruby can have nice color, transparency, and will be cut nicely all for less than one carat.
Is a 1 carat ruby worth?
Ruby – Single Stone Price List
|Size||V. Fine||Mid. Range|
|1 carat size||call||$450-650|
|2 carat size||call||$600-800|
|3 carat size||call||$600-800|
|4 carat size||call||$600-1500|
How much is a real ruby worth?
High-quality rubies that weigh over 10 carats have been known to sell for even more than a diamond of the same size! Some rubies on the larger side have sold for upwards of $225,000 per carat. For comparison, diamonds average at a sales price of about $125,000 per carat.
Are rubies rare?
All rubies are rare, but those from Myanmar (formerly Burma) set the standard for quality and color. They are also exceptionally scarce.
Which ruby is the best quality?
Burmese rubies are the best rubies in the world and the most sought after. Burmese ruby is the standard by which all other rubies are judged. AJS Gems specializes in Burma ruby and carry an selection of these fine gems. Sapphire and Ruby are both corundum, Sapphire is used for all colors of corundum except for red.