Making a Ruby

The Making of a Ramaura™ Cultured Ruby

 

  • Removing the crucibles from the furnace.
  • Judith pouring molten flux off the rubies attached to the platinum crucible.
  • The red-hot flux is the same temperature as molten lava.
  • The crucibles cooling to room temperature.
  • Opening a crucible and removing excess hardened flux.
  • Rubies in their natural hexagonal form; knocked out of the crucible with a mallet.
  • The finished ruby The finished ruby Beautiful, faceted and polished. The Ramaura Cultured Ruby!