Sunday, April 24, 2016

"The Rose Of Asia" Elbaite Tourmaline - Paprok, Afghanistan

#jewelleryfacts365 84/365 Ruby fact

In Burma (a ruby source since at least 600 AD—now called Myanmar), warriors possessed rubies to make them invincible in battle. However, it wasn’t enough to just wear the rubies. They had to insert them into their flesh and make them part of their bodies. (source)

Rough ruby crystal

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