Natural Burmese RED Spinel Ruby Loose Gems

Two natural, unheated, untreated Burmese red spinels for sale, 2.10ct and 2.64ct.

The 2.10ct is a rectangle shape, while the 2.64 is a fan shape. These older spinels (older cut) are not traditionally cut as ‘fancy’ or ‘tear drop’ etc, but rather, the stones are cut to shape.

For this reason if you are looking for an interesting spinel, this lot is worth considering.

These are Bumese spinels, of good fire, and a red color so ruby-like. These are the grade of Burmese red spinels when it is difficult to tell a spinel from a ruby by sight.

Spinels are desired for their wonderful spectrum of colors and for generally having great fire.

Those that approximate ruby or padparadscha colors fetch more in the gem market but it is hardly the only thing to consider. Because spinels are still not crazily priced (like rubies), you can get them in more interesting (uncommon) shapes or cuts.

Google ‘Balas Ruby’ to read more about this mis-valued gem.

In this 5-stone spinel lot (see other listings for others in the lot), we have two stones that look particularly like rubies, and one stone that looks particularly like a padparadscha. Guess!

If you need ideas how to set these gems, please get in touch.

We don’t have to make it for you, but it really helps when gemstone sourcing online to know what designs you have in mind. Some gems ask for it, others lesser so 🙂

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