The most important sources of Ruby Gemstone are in Asia and Africa. Historically, Burma (now known as Myanmar) was always the preeminent source of the finest rubies and stones have been found there for over 1000 years.
Corundum that is for consider gemstone quality and displays any shade of red or pink is consider as ruby. In the United States there are specific requirements regarding the saturation of a ruby. As one of the four precious gemstones, rubies are sturdier and more durable than most other gems, which is why they are generally more expensive.
Ruby gem stone is affiliated with the planet Sun which is the primary source of energy among all the living creatures. This gemstone is highly benevolent for those individuals who are born in the month of July. Thus, the ruby gemstone is regard as the birthstone of the month of July. It actively spurs the Root Chakra which itself is of red color responsible for wealth, prosperity, and happiness in every aspect of life, and into the spirit.
There are several factors that can contribute to a ruby’s high price. One is the size, and the second is the color of the stone. Add the fact that the stone is natural, untouched, and displays impressive quality and we’re already talking extremely high prices. Then you’ve got the origin factor. Origin and color greatly affect the value of a ruby. Rubies from Myanmar (Burma) range, have exponentially higher prices as they are rare. Burmese rubies are the standard in excellence.