Ruby Heart
Thumbnail, 2.1 x 1.4 x 1.3 cm
Jegdalik, Sorobi District, Afghanistan

The pigeon's blood color in corundum is called ruby. All other colors are sapphire. THIS piece has THE color! The deeply colored ruby, 1.5 cm across, is translucent and highly lustrous. The crystal, 360-degrees complete all around, is aesthetically perched on contrasting white marble.