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 Post subject: is it a very rare stone??
PostPosted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 4:10 am 
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Hi every body,
I was wondering if anyone had any idea how much a semi translucent oval facetted dyed ruby costs?
Can it be considered as a very rare stone?


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 Post subject: Re: is it a very rare stone??
PostPosted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:33 am 
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An oval translucent dyed ruby is essentially worthless. Sorry.

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 Post subject: Re: is it a very rare stone??
PostPosted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:30 am 
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lately, about as rare as sand...

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 Post subject: Re: is it a very rare stone??
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 1:41 am 
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:roll: Thank you all for your reply, I forgot to mention its weight it a 3886 Ct.


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 Post subject: Re: is it a very rare stone??
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I do not think it matters much. If it is not transparent and brilliant nothing much can make it "rare". Even dyed junk is nothing but junk...

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 Post subject: Re: is it a very rare stone??
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 5:16 am 
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Sometimes, bigger doesn't always mean more valuable... In this case, you probably have a slightly attractive paperweight.

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 Post subject: Re: is it a very rare stone??
PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 11:35 pm 
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thank you all


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 Post subject: Re: is it a very rare stone??
PostPosted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:24 pm 
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Size takes an item out of jewelry into mineral sample which is another market. Apples do not make oranges. Valuation based on size is a common mistake.


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 Post subject: Re: is it a very rare stone??
PostPosted: Sat Nov 05, 2011 7:04 pm 
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Dear goldassayer, do not waste / block you money on buying such a material. As my friends tell you that the dyed ruby prices are very low, mostly African rubies are used for these purpose.

For your interest and for information purpose I attach e-bay links which are selling such types of rubies which you mentioned .

http://www.ebay.com/itm/690-00-CARAT-NA ... 43aa63ad4b
http://www.ebay.com/itm/430-00-CTS-MUSE ... 45f4dbb3ec
http://www.ebay.com/itm/333ct-HUGE-GRAN ... 1c203de189

with best regards

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