Burma, also known as Myanmar, is known the world over as the finest source of rubies. Top quality rubies, however, also come from Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Tanzania, Kenya, Madagascar, Vietnam and Afghanistan.
Burmese and Kashmir sapphires are the most sought after varieties, known for their superior clarity, hue and saturation. Kashmir sapphires are mostly found in the resale market, since few sapphires are now mined from that war-torn region in Asia.
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In the jewelry industry, it is assumed that sapphires have been heat treated unless otherwise specified. Most jewelry-quality sapphires are heat-treated to enhance the gemstone’s color and vibrancy.
Burmese rubies tend to be the most sought after variety of ruby because of their superior clarity, hue and saturation. Burma, also known as Myanmar, is known the world over as the finest source of rubies
Sapphires come in a wide range of natural colors and shades. Sapphires are available in every color but red. Sapphires in colors other than blue are often referred to as fancy sapphires.
Rubies come in a wide range of natural colors and shades of red. The color range includes pinkish, purplish, orangey and brownish red depending on the chromium and iron content of the stone.