Burma Ruby Rounds 3.7 carats 9 pieces special
This is a small lot of Burma Ruby we purchased at a gem show late in the 1990's. The thing I found attractive was the fluorescence of the color (and the price).
GIA Type 2 Clarity Chart
VVS Very Very Slightly Included - Minor inclusions
VS Very Slightly Included - Noticeable to Minor
SI1 Slightly Included - Noticeable to OBVIOUS
SI2 Slightly Included 2 - Obvious to Prominent
I1 Included 1 - Prominent - moderate effect on appearance or durability
I2 Included 2 - Prominent - severe effect on appearance & durability
I3 Included 3 - Prominent - severe effect on beauty, transparency & durability
Type 2 Colored Gemstones by their nature have natural inclusions. (Inclusions are the norm) This includes gems such as Andalusite, Crysoberyl, Alexandrite, Corundum (i.e. Sapphire and Ruby), Garnet, Peridot, Quartz, Amethyst, Citrine, Ametrine, Spinel, Tourmaline and Zircon.