Burmese Trapiche Ruby 1.50 ct.
This rare gemstone comes from Mong Hsu and exhibits a fixed six-legged star (crystallographic growth sector separated by inclusions, that resembles a wheel with their radii), this red ruby has a good saturation and color.
Trapiche Rubies are generally translucent to opaque, and the most common source is Mong Hsu (Mogok).
There are more gemstones which also exhibit this phenomena, such as emeralds, blue sapphires, tourmalines, etc.
WEIGHT : 1.50 ct
SIZE : 6.54 * 5.55 * 3.33 mm
SHAPE : Cabochon
COLOR : Deep Red
CLARITY GRADE : Opaque
TREATMENT : Untreated
HARDNESS : 9
Ruby is the birthstone of July, the zodiacal stone of Capricorn, and it is usually gifted on the 15th and 40th wedding anniversaries. Found in the Bible, it is mentioned several times and associated with wisdom and beauty. In Vedic astrology, it is associated with the Sun.
It is a symbol of passion. It is associated to some powers, such as harmony, protection and wisdom.
We took several photos:
We take photos with daylight (no lightbox and no extra lighting at all).
And we take photos and videos on mirror in a light box with extra lighting (this kind of photos clearly show the quality of the cut and the clarity of the gem).
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MdMaya Gems uses the following clarity scale when grading gemstones.
Setting aside translucent and opaque gemstones, the first classification to take into account is:
EYE CLEAN: Appears clean to the unaided eye. (Type 1, 2 and 3)
Type 1: Minute inclusions difficult to see with the unaided eye.
Type 2: Minor inclusions easy to see with the unaided eye.
Type 3: Noticeable inclusions apparent to the unaided eye.
Type 1: Minor inclusions somewhat easy to see with the unaided eye.
Type 2: Noticeable inclusions apparent to the unaided eye.
Type 3: Obvious inclusions very apparent to the unaided eye.
HEAVILY included: prominent inclusions that have a negative effect on appearance or durability.
SEVERELY INCLUDED: prominent inclusions that have a severe effect on appearance or durability or both. (Type 1, 2 and 3).
All our gemstones have been analyzed by a qualified gemologist. Each precious stone comes with a gemological certificate to guarantee its authenticity, as well as describing its unique characteristics.
Pictures in this website might not reflect the intensity and brightness of the real color of the gemstone. Additionally, the pictures might not properly represent the real size of the gem (provided in millimeters). Do not hesitate in requesting more graphic documentation of the precious stone for any clarifications. This will be provided shortly to accommodate your needs.
The photographs of the inclusions, if any, are a distinctive sign NATURAL origin.
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