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Birds of a Feather: Sapphire & Ruby

Did you know that sapphire and ruby are essentially the same gemstone with different colors? That’s right, both sapphire and ruby belong to the gem species Corundum. Ruby is the red variety of corundum and, while most of us know … Continue reading

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The Color Range of Ruby

Ruby red is a term commonly used to describe the bright red color of just about anything. Color is the most significant characteristic attributed to rubies value. For this reason, there is some debate over the actual color range of … Continue reading

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