New Factory Cuttings – Ruby

I have just seen the latest cuttings from the factory for ruby.  We are getting more range of colour and gradings as we progress into the parcel.

Tray of ruby cabochons
Tray of ruby cabs sorted by colour grade
Tray of dark ruby cabochons
Tray of darker ruby cabs sorted by colour grade

I am seeing quite a lot of medium-light and slight purplish red natural unheated ruby cabs in the market now, between $200 and $300 per carat.  The lighter stones we are getting from the parcel would match that grade.

Some, like these, are at the other end of the tone scale with strong purple red to purple/red hue and strong saturation:

 

Dark Ruby Cabochons
Dark ruby cabs

But I have to say, I do prefer the medium/dark tone best of all:

Medium Dark to dark Ruby cabs
Medium Dark to dark Ruby cabs with moderate to strong saturation

SJW gems can supply ruby cabs in calibrated sizes to any specification.  We own the rough and control the production through to the final polish and shipment.  We can accommodate order sizes up to 10,000 carats per month, and welcome small orders from collectors and independent designers.  Talk to us now for your Christmas Season orders!

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