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Violet Spinel Ring

Designer: RockShop

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This piece can be recreated for you. Stones will vary slightly as each stone is one of a kind. For inquiries, email us at [Prices may vary depending on quality and size of stones.]



      Spinel was recently added as an August birthstone, sharing this month with peridot and sardonyx. It has long been mistaken for ruby by emperors and monarchs. Many of the famous “rubies” of history were actually spinels.

        MINERAL: Spinel
        CHEMISTRY: MgAl2O4
        COLOR: red, orange, pink, purple, blue, black
        REFRACTIVE INDEX: 1.718
        SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 3.60
        MOHS HARDNESS: 8
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