Birthstone Jewelry

July’s birthstone is the gorgeous Red Ruby, which has been one of the most popular gemstones for centuries and is considered a precious stone. Rubies are highly prized, and frequently seen in necklaces, earrings, and, since it represents romance and immortality, engagement rings. I’ve compiled a list of some fun facts about rubies you might have not known, along with some of Allurez’s top ruby jewelry picks!

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Oval Halo Ruby Engagement Ring Setting 14k White Gold (3.29ct)

 

The ruby derives its name from the Latin word “rubens,” which means red. Almost all rubies are flawed.

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Rubies by The Yard Bezel Station Necklace in 14k White Gold 2.25ct

 

Rubies are a classified mineral called Corundum and are second only to diamonds in their hardness. Rubies are composed of aluminum and oxygen.

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Pear Ruby & Diamond Graduated Drop Earrings 14k White Gold (0.80ctw)

 

The brightest and most valuable red shade of a ruby is called ‘pigeon blood-red’ and commands the highest price. Rubies mined in Burmese also tend to be the most sought after variety due to their superior hue, clarity, and saturation.

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Ruby & Diamond Tennis Bracelet 14k Yellow Gold (12.00ct)

 

In ancient history, the ruby was thought to be the “King of Gems,” and in England, it was used for coronation rings and crowns.

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Oval Ruby & Round Diamond Accented Fashion Ring 14k White Gold 1.62ct

 

Many ancient warriors would implant rubies under their skin to bring them valor in battle. That’s true determination!

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Pear-Cut Ruby & Diamond Halo Necklace 14K White Gold (0.72ct)

 

The most expensive ruby ever sold was the “Hope Ruby” which weighs 32.08 carats and sold for $6.74 million.

The "Hope Ruby"

The “Hope Ruby”

 

Shop at Allurez for more ruby gemstone jewelry!

About Allurez
Allurez is the premier designer and retailer of high quality fine jewelry with a brand name known to royals as well as to the rich and famous. We are committed to providing you with the largest and the finest selection of engagement rings, wedding bands, bridal jewelry, fine fashion jewelry, and certified loose diamonds. Go ahead, browse our store, and find your perfect jewel!


Allurez is the premier designer and retailer of high quality fine jewelry with a brand name known to royals as well as to the rich and famous. We are committed to providing you with the largest and the finest selection of engagement rings, wedding bands, bridal jewelry, fine fashion jewelry, and certified loose diamonds. Go ahead, browse our store, and find your perfect jewel!

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