Burma Rubies vs Other Sources: Is There a Difference in Quality?


We all know that the ideal color for Ruby is bright red color. That’s the fact that fine quality of precious gem stone revolves around color and inclusions. But, which Ruby we should buy? This complete post is all about which Ruby is best.

Burmese Ruby or Indian Ruby or Madagascar Ruby. Which is best?

“Burmese Pigeon Blood Ruby is the most desired, most beautiful and most expensive Ruby”. This statement must have been heard by so many people, but the fact is sayings are not always true. It is a proven reality that over the last 100's of years Burma is the reliable resource of the finest Rubies of the world, but over the last several years this situation has been considerably changed with fast geological discovery of previously not reachable places, especially African i.e. Madagascar Ruby.

Some Rubies that surpass the popularity of Burmese Rubies in top quality are Vietnamese Rubies which got popular in market in 90’s. Very lately, Tanzania has been discovered known as “Winza” which generates extremely fine quality of Ruby. Rubies of remarkable top quality are also mentioned from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Greenland, and Tajikistan.

Burmese Rubies

Burmese Rubies are one of the finest quality Rubies and have an in-depth red shade due to presence of chromium, although sometimes they can have clues of red or light pink. Burmese Rubies come from particular areas, namely Mogok in north Burma and Mong-Hsu to the eastern of Mandalay.

Madagascar Rubies

Madagascar is the source of top fine quality range of rubies, although, Madagascar rubies are relatively new to the gemstone market. The ruby areas in Madagascar are Andilamena and Vatomandry.

Indian Rubies

Indian Ruby is considered to be cheaper, more blackish in color produced bulk in India so it makes it cheapest Ruby. As it is the cheapest Ruby available in the market it is highly used in silver jewelry. Also it is widely used in fashion jewelry and for casual wear.

Conclusion - All qualities of Ruby are good, it just depends on your need, desire and money.

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