Ruby Jewelry from Buyz.com
The color of ruby ranges from purplish and bluish red to orangish red. Prices of rubies are primarily determined by color. The brightest and best "red" called pigeon blood red. After color follows clarity: similar to diamonds, a clear stone will command a premium, but a ruby without any needle-like rutile inclusions will indicate the stone has been treated one way or another. Cut and carat (size) also determine the price.