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Any gemologist to identify untreated ruby corundum?


#1

This ruby was bought at a bargain price by one of my clients at 5000 USD. I took a picture of it and came across the below website http://gemologyproject.com/wiki/index.php?title=File:Induced_liquid_inclusions_in_quench-cracked_synthetic_flame_fusion_ruby.jpg. I am not too sure if I am correct to disclose to her that it is hardly a bargain buy. She had been ripped!


#2

That looks like a similar process used to create Dragon Vein Agate.
Very pretty but not valuable.