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A ruby for the holidays

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  1. aac2013
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    by aac2013 » Dec 26, 2018
    I finally purchased a ruby just in time to have my own bit of Christmas red for the holiday. I have looked for a ruby for quite some time. This one is 4.02 carats and GRS graded as vivid red pigeons blood (though she really is a chameleon). Sometimes she displays bright red and other times a bit of purple comes through. She is from a newer mine in Mozambique and is very clean clarity wise. As I had to compromise somewhere, she is heated (GRS [H]) but no other treatments.

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  2. strawrose
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    by strawrose » Dec 26, 2018
    So beautiful! :kiss2: Who made your setting?
     
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  3. suzanne2
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    by suzanne2 » Dec 26, 2018
    What a ring! It's gorgeous! The ruby is luscious. Congratulations!
     
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  4. Shijitake
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    by Shijitake » Dec 26, 2018
    Very nice! Congrats! It's so lovely... So clear!
     
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  5. MakingTheGrade
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  6. T L
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    by T L » Dec 26, 2018
    Very regal ring.
     
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  7. JPie
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    by JPie » Dec 26, 2018
    What a stunning ruby! Wear her in good health.
     
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  8. princessandthepear
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    by princessandthepear » Dec 26, 2018
    What luscious color in that ruby and such a elegant design to show it off.
     
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  9. leukolenos
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    by leukolenos » Dec 26, 2018
    :love: Really fabulous! Congrats on your beautiful ring!
     
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  10. Indylady
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    by Indylady » Dec 26, 2018
    Gorgeous!
     
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  11. aac2013
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    by aac2013 » Dec 26, 2018
    Thanks! I will ask the jeweler. He already had it set when I purchased the ring. It is platinum with an 18k basket for the ruby. The sides are epaulet cuts which don’t really show that well in the pics but I do love them in real life.
     
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  12. alene
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    by alene » Dec 26, 2018
    What a gorgeous ring! I love the sidestones with your ruby!
     
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  13. LisaRN
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    by LisaRN » Dec 26, 2018
    I love the ring. The ruby is very large so you must be very happy with the finger coverage.
     
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    by lilmosun » Dec 26, 2018
    Stunning piece! :love:
     
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  15. lambskin
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    by lambskin » Dec 27, 2018
    Perfection! Stunning! I want to borrow it!:love::love::love::love:
     
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    by InsecureSweetGirl » Dec 27, 2018
    Wow! This is totally gorgeous- my goodness, happy holidays for real!
    Congratulations on an amazing ring.
     
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    by VividRed » Dec 27, 2018
    That’s a pretty decent Christmas present :) congratulations, it looks splendid!
     
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  19. aac2013
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    by aac2013 » Dec 27, 2018
    Thanks! I do love the coverage. I would have loved to reach the 5 carat mark but it was an unrealistic jump in price for me.
     
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    by aac2013 » Dec 27, 2018
    Thanks to all for the compliments. I love being part of such a lovely supportive gem/jewelry community!
     
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  21. Catmom
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    by Catmom » Dec 27, 2018
    It's beautiful, congratulations!
     
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    by natasha-cupcake » Dec 29, 2018
    Beautiful ring! The ruby is impressive and I love the epaulets. They look icy white and make a lovely contrast for the ruby. Well done!
     
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    by Acinom » Dec 29, 2018
    What a luxurious ring! Both the stone and the setting are top notch. So happy for you that you have found such an amazing ring. Great finger coverage too!
     
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    by Sirenagirl » Dec 29, 2018
    Love!!! Enjoy your beautiful ring.
     
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    by Luce » Dec 29, 2018
    What a beautiful ring, I love the side stones too!
     
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    by GardenLady21 » Jan 2, 2019
    :geek2:I apologize if there are errors in this post....I am typing in the blind because my eyeballs just fell out of head when I looked at that gorgeous and amazing ruby ring. Holy moly! The green eyed monster is alive and well in Cleveland. That thing is REGAL! WOW!
     
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    by Lykame » Jan 5, 2019
    Woweeeee! You know, that is like my perfect colour ruby; I know a lot of people dig for stop-light red, but I love these slightly darker blood coloured rubies on the purple (but not purple) side rather than anything even close to pink or orange. Don't suppose you have a video for us to lust over too?

    How did you find the ruby? And if so, do they have an online shop? :whistle:
     
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  30. marcy
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    by marcy » Jan 6, 2019
    Gorgeous.
     
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