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Cts Ruby Necklace with Natural Diamond White Topaz Accents. 10mm round.
Sterling Silver 20 inches with Spring Ring. July Birthstone. The Ruby
shows more pinks in some photos, but we can assure you, the stone is a
deeper red flavor to the naked eye.
Gemstone Species: Ruby
Type: Lab Created
Mineral: Synthetic Corundum
Gemstone Size: 10mm
Cut: Faceted Round
Larger Ring: Remember 25.40mm to 1 Inch
Lab Grade by NJS: AA-AAA
Color 1: Medium to Deep Reds
Color 2: Slight Pinks / Purples
Metal: Solid Sterling Silver
Suggested Gender: Women's
Birthstone Month: July Ruby
Protected with Renaissance Wax for Tarnish Protection
Gemstone: Diamond White Topaz
AGTA Clarity: Flawless - VVS
Cut Type: Diamond Cut
Shape: Faceted Round
Stones No. 3
Style: 1.4mm Flat Cable Chain
Length: 20 inches
Clasp: Spring Ring
Metal: 925 Solid Sterling Silver
Manufacture: Made in USA
Bail Type: Rabbit Ears
with with Renaissance Wax for Tarnish Protection. Quality settings.
Renaissance wax is used by Museums to protect a variety of pieces
including valuable artwork and jewelry. it gives is a nice sheen and
works quite well. We use it for our own personal jewelry as well. We do
not sell it but other Etsy sellers do, whom we also buy it from. Check
it out; we highly recommend getting some for yourself.
to give a nice photo display but photos do not give justice to this
stone. It truly is a nice stone in person. And we have seen many!
grade most lab rubies around AA and rarely to the point of AAA. We
however grade this Ruby as AA-AAA. And for good reason; this is a very
nice lab created ruby with very small presence of pinks and even purples
which many seem to have. The only thing that differentiates this Ruby
from a natural ruby is that it is too nice internally. Otherwise it
would easily pass for a natural ruby.
Many rubies today are
filled with lead glass or otherwise as they are prone to not only
fracturing but heavy inclusions as well. For this reason, we do not use
such stones in jewelry; particularly rings. Lead glass rubies in
particular as one can easily ruin them with even household bleaches and
See our Blog Article pertaining to this matter.
not be taken for a ride when it comes to many rubies on the market
today; unless they are natural; you do not want to use many in rings.
And it is very common today that you will see many that will be glass
Some say this is okay; and many people will buy them,
but you do need to be aware how simple issues can create many problems
for them. Though vendors may not disclose these facts; you do need to
be aware of what you are buying as well as how to take care of them.
Marketplaces are full of them today. So be careful and please take a
moment to educate yourself with our Blog Post. Using Ultra-Sonic or
Steam Cleaners are out of the question with Glass Filled Rubies and
simple cleaning solutions, lemon and even lime juice can result in
destroying them. Simple household bleach as well. This however is not
going to be the case with Lab Created stones though you should of course
protect your jewelry in any case.
In terms of testing this
ruby, created with Synthetic Corundum, the same mineral as a natural
Ruby, would test with similar properties as natural rubies would. And
again, the only thing that may differentiate this ruby from a natural
ruby is that it is too nice internally. Otherwise it could easily pass
for a natural ruby.
We have seen and used many lab created rubies
in our time and this stone is quite nice. Unfortunately supplies are
currently limited. In comparing, a natural Ruby of this size and quality
would be into the 10s of thousands; and due to its internal beauty;
would be a rare one indeed; costing you well over 1 million if you could
even get one.
There is no special care needed for this stone.
Read the blog article and you will see this is certainly not the case
with lead glass or others. Be proactive and stay safe! And above all
else; buy smart!
As with the most popular Jeweler's Insurance
agency, Jeweler's Mutual, we recommend the same care for most stones and
your jewelry. Use warm water, a soft tooth brush, and a mild dish
detergent that do not contain dying or bleaching agents (Blue Dawn
recommended) and then polish up. For a more through cleaning take to a
qualified jeweler and disclose any known treatments etc. that your
gemstones may have. If you Tarnish Removers, try to be careful to not
get it on your gemstones.
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