Origin of balas
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The balas money which you now pay the pirates will be counted with your profits, for I will drive the pirates from these seas.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
After the death of Balas he laid siege to the Akra; and “the apostates, who hated their own nation,” appealed to Demetrius.
The rubies of Burma are found in crystalline limestones and are constantly accompanied by precious spinel (or balas-ruby).
Spinelle Ruby, called Dodecahedral corundum by some mineralogists, and Balas ruby by lapidaries.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The "rubies" of the poet's time were frequently ruby spinels, or the so-called "balas rubies" from Badakshan, in Afghan Turkestan.Shakespeare and Precious Stones|George Frederick Kunz