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Ruby & Sapphire

Ruby & Sapphire

Explore various topics relating to ruby and sapphire (corundum), from sources to treatments to identification.

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Sources

Sources

From Myanmar to Madagascar, Thailand to Tajikistan,  travel with Richard Hughes to the ends of the earth in search of precious stones.

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Jade

Jade

Known as the "stone of heaven," jade is little known outside of China. Richard Hughes draws back the curtain on this beguiling gem.

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Gemology

Gemology

Ruby-Sapphire.com features dozens of articles on all aspects of gemology, from the laboratory to the field.

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Politics

Politics

From the gem trade to the world outside, Richard Hughes pokes his pointed pen into areas others fear to visit.

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Digital Devil

Digital Devil

Archive of Richard Hughes' notorious Digital Devil column.

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Instruments

Instruments

Tutorials on the use of gemological instruments.

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Best of…

Best of…

Best of Ruby-Sapphire.com.

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History

History

Articles on the history of precious stones.

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Image Galleries

Image Galleries

Image galleries from around the world.

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