Ruby - one of the most important market forces today

Kat Florence Presents-Journey To The Stone With Don Kogen by Don Kogen

Episode notes

Gem Hunter Don Kogen discusses the Ruby. He takes us through the changing market demand for the beautiful crimson gem, starting with the Sunrise Ruby, which broke the world record for a colored gemstone when it surpassed 7 digits per carat at auction. Through his personal stories about gem hunting in Mozambique, Thailand, Tanzania, and Burma, Kogen illuminates the history of ruby mining and its influence on the world market today, and ends with salient points regarding the discernment of quality in rubies of different origin.

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