It’s a ruby?! It’s a sapphire?! It’s a spinel?! It’s a ………

It’s a ruby?! It’s a sapphire?! It’s a spinel?! It’s a ………

Purchasing a Burmese ruby is high on the to do list of many visitors to Myanmar. And rightly so considering that Myanmar’s Mogok valley is home to the highest quality, and most sought after, rubies in the world. Yet buying a ruby in Myanmar is not necessarily an easy task due to frequent confusion with sapphire and spinel.

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