Synthetic ruby

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Inclusions in quench-cracked synthetic ruby

Dealers in untreated rubies & sapphires - Synthetic Rubies & Sapphire Inclusions

Apsara - Wholesalers of fine precious stones including untreated rubies and sapphires and other coloured gems.

Quench-cracked flame fusion synthetic ruby.

Dealers in untreated rubies & sapphires - Synthetic Rubies & Sapphire Inclusions

Apsara - Wholesalers of fine precious stones including untreated rubies and sapphires and other coloured gems.

Elongated gas bubbles torpedo through curved striae within the depths of a Verneuil synthetic ruby. Photo © John I. Koivula/microWorld of Gems.

Verneuil Synthetic Corundum • Dangerous Curves

Virtually all gemologists are aware of the curved growth lines and gas bubbles in Verneuil (flame-fusion) synthetic corundum, but few understand exactly why they occur and how they are distributed in these stones. This article clarifies these important identifying features.

Quench-cracked synthetic ruby

Dealers in untreated rubies & sapphires - Synthetic Rubies & Sapphire Inclusions

Apsara - Wholesalers of fine precious stones including untreated rubies and sapphires and other coloured gems.

Each of the twin flux grown synthetic ruby crystals has a rounded blue sapphire seed crystal at its center. Typical inclusions of platinum and primary and secondary flux inclusions are also present. Magnification 10x

Each of the twin flux grown synthetic ruby crystals has a rounded blue sapphire seed crystal at its center. Typical inclusions of platinum and primary and secondary flux inclusions are also present. Magnification 10x

A plane of unmelted flux in a Hydrothemally created synthetic Ruby forms a fingerprint-like pattern.

A plane of unmelted flux in a Hydrothemally created synthetic Ruby forms a fingerprint-like pattern.

Flashy: Blue and orange flash effect seen along structural fractures, a key identifying feature of glass-filled rubies. (Photo: Wimon Manorotkul)

The Internal World of Gemstones — Pala international

Pala International is home to some of the planet’s finest gems, precious stones and mineral specimens. Here you will find colored stones of every persuasion, including fine Burma ruby, Burma sapphire, Ceylon sapphire, Kashmir sapphire, alexandrite, cat’s eye, tourmaline (including rubellite tourmaline), spinel, garnets such as tsavorite, demantoid, rhodolite and spessartite, imperial topaz, aquamarine, emerald, and a plethora of others. Palagems.com also features educational articles…

Elongated gas bubbles and curved growth lines in synthetic Verneuil ruby. Field of view 3 mm.

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