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3 Ct Ruby (Emerald)


5 Ct Ruby (Round)

9.21×6.82 mm 10.22×10.22 mm
actual size
Actual size of 3ct Ruby   Actual size of 5ct Ruby
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Ring: Skin tone:
Ring width: 3.0 mm
Left finger image
Ring on left finger
Red 3ct Ruby on a ring
64 mm
Right finger image
Ring on a right finger
Red 5ct Ruby on a ring
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Skin tone
Ring diameter
16.9 mm
Ring width
3.0 mm
Finger length
64 mm
Ring diameter: 16.9 mm
Actual sizes of 3ct Ruby Emerald (9.21×6.82mm, Red) and 5ct Ruby Round (10.22×10.22mm, Red) as they would appear on a ring and finger. Adjust the ring and finger size to get an idea of how these gemstones would look on your finger.

Where to buy?

JamesAllen → high-quality gemstones (Rubies, Saphhires, Emeralds) and especially Diamonds, high-end jewelry and competitive prices. Highly recommended.
Amazon → usually offers a good selection from many different vendors. Worth a check.

Face-up Size

The face-up size depends on the shape of the gem, its weight and the proportions of the cut. Face-up area is a measure of the size of the gem when viewed from above (as set in a ring). It tells you how big the gem is at the girdle plane.

3 Ct Ruby (Emerald) 5 Ct Ruby (Round)
9.21×6.82 mm vs 10.22×10.22 mm
58.42 mm²   82.03 mm²
Face-up size outline
Face-up size outline
3ct Ruby Emerald (9.21×6.82mm)
5ct Ruby Round (10.22×10.22mm)
Difference: 40% (23.61 mm²)
5ct Ruby Round (10.22×10.22mm) has approx. 40% more face-up area than 3ct Ruby Emerald (9.21×6.82mm).

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