Red rubies symbolize love, passion and devotion between lovers.
Rubies are mined around the world, in Afghanistan, Burma, Pakistan, Vietnam, Australia, India, Sri Lanka, Russia and the U.S. Rubies from Burma, now known as Myanmar, are considered to be the finest rubies of all.
The world’s best rubies come from Myanmar, previously known as Burma.
Ninety-five percent of the rubies sold in the world’s jewelers and markets are believed to come from Burma, the southeast Asian country now known as Myanmar. Due to the military junta currently in charge there, this is now a controversial source for rubies.
Rubies From Around the World