For thousands of years, ruby has been known as one of the most precious gemstones. Historically, India is regarded to be the land where rubies were first found. Often referred as ‘ratanraj’ in Sanskrit, which in itself means ‘king of the gemstones,’ the rulers considered it as one of the most valuable stones. The brilliance, vibrant color and excellent hardness make ruby the undisputed king of the gemstones.
On February 10 2016 at United States 53 Views