This is a rare transparent ruby came from an old collection back in the 80's. It was found in Burma. The rough is clean having high clarity, will yield a finished gem of high VS clarity, rare clarity for the ruby species. The ruby measures 7.00 x 4.90 x 4.30 mm, weighs 1.05 carats. The rough ruby has very nice strong red color with no secondary color, the color tonation is medium-dark. The ruby is blocky and intact, exhibit prismatic crystallized form. This is a very much sought after rough by serious gem lapidists. The photos of the ruby were taken under a single table halogen lamp light source. Happy Biddings!