This is the second part in the Dos and Don’ts for Jewelry Care series. Below, please find cleaning instructions on a few of the more popular gemstones. Please contact me or another professional for any gemstone you don’t see listed. Remember better safe than sorry! Oh, one more thing, very few gemstones or precious metals can withstand long periods of soaking in a cleaning solution.
Rubies have long sat atop the gem world, serving as one of the most historically significant stones and commanding at times the highest per-carat price of any gem.
Burmese rubies, in particular, always have been regarded with a certain reverence, encapsulating the best the gemstone has to offer.