Have you ever wondered why so many rubies are light pink in color?
Corundum is the gem family of both rubies and sapphires. Red corundum is classified as ruby, and medium to light pinks as pink sapphires. Yet many stretch the distinction and are labeled as ruby. While there is no exact dividing line in coloration, you know a red ruby when you see one.
Increasingly difficult to find in jewelry, particularly fine examples possess both saturation of color and fine clarity. Mark this ring as your standard for comparison.
A tailored ruby and diamond five-stone vintage ring employs platinum for the foundation. With a carat weight of 1.06 for the gemstone, and .24 carats of diamonds, it can be presented as an engagement ring, or worn as a right hand ring with equal aplomb. The diamond color is G-H and they have a clarity of VS.