• Oval Ruby - gem identification

    Ruby – Natural, Faceted, Red, 2.16 ct

    All rubies are red (pink is another matter), but not all red gems are rubies. Gem identification involves conducting tests of a gem's optical and physical properties to narrow a list of possibilities down to one. It also involves observation tempered by knowledge and experience. Oval-cut ruby, 2.16 cts, Sri Lanka. © All That Glitters. Used with permission.

    Article: An Introduction to Gem Identification

    Credit: All That Glitters

    GemstoneRuby, Corundum
    Natural or man madeNatural
    OriginSri Lanka
    Carat Weight2.16
    Gem StateFaceted