Ruby embodies three main characteristics of high-grade Gemstones: charming beauty, excellent durability and extremely rare. The beauty of ruby is first reflected in its unique red. Although there are many kinds of red gemstones in nature, only the red of ruby can bring the most shocking visual impact.
In an ancient painting of Myanmar, a rich European came to Myanmar to look for the legendary ruby. A local chief took out a ruby wrapped in silk and put it on the table. Before he opened the cloth bag, the ruby light had dyed the cloth bag red. When he was about to open the cloth bag, he said to the distinguished guests in Europe, “please sit down! The ruby is coming out.” as soon as the voice fell, the cloth bag was opened and the whole hall was illuminated by the red flame emitted by the ruby in the cloth bag, The spectator opened his eyes, one hand hanging in the air at a loss, the other hand clutching the edge of the table, and his surprise was expressed in his words.
The durability of ruby is mainly due to its excellent hardness and high temperature resistance. Ruby has a Mohs hardness of 9, second only to diamond. It is the second hardest substance in nature. At the same time, it can withstand a high temperature of about 2000 degrees Celsius without melting, which is much higher than the ignition point of diamonds less than 1000 degrees Celsius. Therefore, whether it is inlaid into jewelry to wear or as a private collection, it can be renewed over time without fear of environmental changes.