Kamis, 29 Desember 2011

Ruby The beautiful of Red Corundum

Bulgari 18K Yellow Gold 1.05 CTW Ruby Ladies Ring. Total Item weight 6.2 g.

Ruby is a bit deep red variety of the mineral corundum. The Corondum name comes from the Sanskrit word "Kuruvinda". In the Sanskrit language Ruby is called "ratnaraj", which in fact translates as "king of gemstones". While the old red corundum is called ruby, all other colored corundum is called sapphire with a color as a prefix Blue sapphire, Yellow sapphire or a light red corundum is called pink sapphire.

The name ruby is taken from the Latin 
Ruben that meaning  red. Two magical elements are associated with the symbolism of this color: fire and blood, which illustrates the power of heat and passion and warmth in people's lives.

So the red corundum is called ruby? Gemstone experts like to say "the color of the Burmese" refers to a deep red with a bluish hue associated with rubies are found in Burma (Myanmar). Some say it is a pigeon blood red ruby color that is perfect.

Ruby is considered as one of the four precious stones, along with sapphire, emerald, and diamond. This gem has a hardness value of 8 in the Mohs scale of one level below the diamond. Ruby is found in India, Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Madagascar.

Ruby is still widely used as tools of traditional medicine in addition to jewelry. For ruby jewelry worn as necklaces and rings and bracelets. Price is determined by the ruby ​​color, clarity and cut.


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