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Is synthetic ruby valuable?

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No, a synthetic ruby is not as valuable as a natural ruby. While these stones might look identical to the naked eye, prices vary from $300 to $3,000 per carat.
1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
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10 Kt Synthetic Ruby Ring
Located in Towson, MD
2.70 carats synthetic ruby. The ring contains channel-set synthetic rubies on each side of the center
Category

1990s American Fashion Rings

Materials

Ruby, 10k Gold, Yellow Gold

Natural and Synthetic Ruby Pearl Ring
Located in Lucerne, CH
Natural and synthetic ruby and pearl ring. Set in 18k rose gold. Pearls not tested for natural
Category

Vintage 1940s Retro Cluster Rings

Materials

Pearl, Ruby, 18k Gold

18k Rose Gold Synthetic Ruby Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
Heavy 18k Rose Gold Synthetic Ruby Diamond Bracelet. Total weight 120.2 dwt. Measurement of
Category

Vintage 1940s More Bracelets

Retro Citrine Synthetic Ruby Diamond Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Perfect example of a 1940s cocktail ring. It even has the synthetic rubies that were widely used
Category

Vintage 1940s Retro Cocktail Rings

Materials

Citrine, Diamond, 18k Gold

14 Karat Rose Gold Diamond Hoop with Synthetic Ruby Earrings
By Gregory Mikaelian & Sons, Inc.
Located in Los Angeles, CA
14 karat rose gold diamond hoop with synthetic ruby earrings, containing 72 round full cut
Category

2010s American Contemporary Dangle Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 14k Gold

1890s Victorian Diamond Gold and Synthetic Ruby Necklace
Located in Atlanta, GA
Weight: 1.00 Carat, total weight Color: J Clarity: SI Color Stone Details: Type: Synthetic Ruby
Category

Antique 1890s Unknown Victorian Drop Necklaces

Materials

White Diamond, Ruby, Yellow Gold

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