The prices of the Ruby gemstone changes variably even within the similar varieties because of the various factors. These include origin, color, clarity, cut, uniqueness of the stone. The Ruby gemstone prices in India can vary anywhere between ₹ 450 to 2 Lakhs ($12 to $1,600) per carat, or above.
Origin– Burmese ruby Officially, a Burmese ruby is the ruby mined from the Mogok tract of upper Burma. While the name implies the origin of the gemstone, exceptional color quality found in the majority of Mogok rubies has transformed it into a class.
Rubies from New burma is also known as mong shu rubies they are generally having purple hue which can be removed by slight heating.(sometime flux may be used in heating process)
Color– The price of the Ruby gemstone is directly related to its color. Dark red or pigeon blood color is the most demanded ruby color and is priced outrageously. The price per carat changes as we move from red to pink to purple hues in rubies.however diffrent origins have different color.
Treatment – Due to its exquisiteness, many dealers try to earn more profit by treating the rubies heavily. The authentic Ruby gemstone is therefore, highly priced than glass filled or synthetic rubies. A cheaper priced Ruby gemstone should always be seen with suspicion.
Gemastro never sells glass filled ruby even if you asked for it.
Clarity– Clarity is mainly affected by the brightness and intensity of inclusions seen in the ruby gemstone. An authentic Ruby gemstone will invariably have inclusions. A Ruby gemstone without inclusions is, therefore, very rare and expensive.
Carat Weight– An unblemished, raw ruby gemstone above a certain carats, is even scarcer to find. Hence, the price of this magnificent gemstone increases as per the carat increase.
Cut– Depending on the cut of the Ruby gemstone, there can be a potential 10-20% hike in the price of Ruby. Intricately faceted Ruby gemstones are splendidly enhanced, however, leads to stone wastage which can increase the gemstone price.
Ruby is also popularly known as ‘Rajratna’ or the ‘King of gems’ due to its strong association with Sun. After a thorough horoscope analysis of a person, depending to the position of the Sun, Ruby is prescribed. If the Ruby gemstone is favourable, a person can experience the endless benefits of this gemstone such as success and fame in business, improved health, upgraded social status and immense self-confidence.
Generally, the Ruby gemstone is favourable to sun signs such as Leo, Aries, Scorpio and Pisces.
Weight– Minimum 1/15th the body weight; for example, if a person weighing 70 kg, can wear a 4.5 carat ( 5 Ratti )otherwise degree play an important role of describing correct weight so pls consult an astrologer before mounting in a ring.
Color– Pigeon blood red to deep red color ruby
Metal– silver Gold & Panchdhatu.
Finger– Ring Finger of the working hand
Time– Morning (5-7 am)
Mantra & Chanting times– Aum Ghrini Suryah Namah (108 times).
Planet– Sun (SURYA).
Vedic Rashi– Leo (sign)
How do I know if the Ruby gemstone is suitable for me?
The ruby gemstone or Manik known for its strong connection with Sun is a gemstone with powerful effects. It should be worn only after thoroughly analysing your horoscope and the positioning of the planet Sun in it. At GemAstro, we therefore, understand your needs and provide expert astrologer consultation to find if this powerful gemstone is favourable according to your planetary positions.
Is it ok if I wear a low carat Ruby?
To utter surprise, yes, it is absolutely safe to use a ruby of a lesser carat even if you were prescribed a higher carat Ruby for astrological benefits provided you are using a high quality authentic Ruby gemstone. It is, however, recommended that you use high grade gemstone in terms of color, clarity, cut and origin with no inclusions.it
is guided that quality is over quantity so go ahead purchase a good quality transparent ruby (unheated)of 3 ct instead of 6 ct opaque ruby.
Which Ruby is the most effective for maximum astrological benefits?
For maximum astrological benefits, it is suggested to use a ruby that is not treated artificially with heat or chemicals and has the least amount of inclusions. The color of the Ruby gemstone also has a noticeable effect on the astrological results. Pigeon blood red ruby is considered the most effective followed by clear, dark red colored ruby. The origin also plays a vital role in the quality of the ruby, for example, Old Burma Ruby is a good choice if you are looking at the astrological aspect. Above all, authentic and untreated ruby is an imperative parameter that you cannot unsee while keeping the astrological purposes in mind. If, in case, you have a limited budget, you can always go for a lighter colored Ruby, however, it should be clean.
What are the astrological effect of wearing a ruby?
The gemstone Ruby signifies power and status. Being related to the planet Sun, which is a father figure, this gemstone can have positive effects on not just your life, but also your father’s. It can favourably affect your financial status and strengthen your personality and health. However, it is recommended to wear it after proper astrological consultation.
Can ruby be worn with other gemstones?
Yes of course you can wear any gemstone with ruby prescribed by astrologer please remember in gem therapy three person play important role
- Gem dealer (giving you untreated gemstone)
- Astrologer (he will guide you correctly after seeing your natal chart)
- You Yourself (have faith in nature ).