How much is an African ruby worth?
For example, a 1 carat unheated African ruby can be valued upto $2,000 per carat where a heated African ruby with similar qualities would cost approximately $1,500 per carat. Nevertheless, the price difference between an unheated and heated ruby of over 2 carats could be much higher.
How much is a 3 carat African ruby worth?
Ruby – Single Stone Price List
|Size||V. Fine||Mid. Range|
|under 1 ct.||call||$300-450|
|1 carat size||call||$450-650|
|2 carat size||call||$600-800|
|3 carat size||call||$600-800|
Where do star rubies come from?
Origin – Star ruby crystals are resourced from the ruby mines of Burma (Myanmar), Sri Lanka (Ceylon), India, Madagascar and Tanzania. Sri-Lanka star rubies generally appear raspberry red whereas Indian star ruby is more likely to be violet to reddish brown in color.
What is the most expensive ruby?
Sold for $14,165,000 in 2016
The Jubilee Ruby, weighing 15.99 carats, is the most expensive coloured gemstone ever sold at auction in the United States. Set in a distinctive gold and diamond mounting by Verdura, it sold for $14.2 million, which equates to $885,000 per carat.