Everything You Need to Know About Ruby Engagement Rings

Non-traditional Engagement Rings: What the Ruby Symbolizes

While diamonds are thought to symbolize strength and eternity, sapphires represent truth and fidelity, and rubies have long been associated with love, passion and protection.

For those who are lucky enough to be born in July with a regal ruby as your birthstone, in the ancient times, ruby was known as the �king of the gems�. Rubies have been prized by royalty throughout the ages. Rubies symbolize romance ... making a perfect gemstone alternative to the traditional diamond engagement ring.

Because red has long been associated with love and passion, a ruby makes a fitting focal point for an romantic non-diamond engagement ring.

Although diamonds previously ruled the engagement ring world, the diamond paired with the ruby in the 17th and 18th centuries in toi et moi ring, in order to symbolize eternity and love.

Rubies are actually red sapphires, one of the 8 gemstones from the Corundum family. In fact, if a ruby is any other color but red, it's no longer called a ruby.

Ruby, therefore, is a fabulous choice as the center stone for an engagement ring. Obtained from the mineral corundum, it has a rating of 9 on Mohs scale.

A traditional favorite, a ruby engagement ring stone symbolizes love and passion. Learn how to find the gem that best fits your budget and style.

Ruby can give fresh perspective to engagement rings and wedding bands. We will help you select the very best ruby for her.

Ruby engagement rings are the perfect gemstone alternative to the ever-popular diamond engagement ring. This fiery red jewel is an eternal symbol of romance.

Our ruby engagement ring are available in diamond halo, solitaire, vintage, three-stone, classic and other popular styles at best price.

Often more valuable than diamonds, the most coveted pigeon blood-red rubies have traditionally come from the ancient Mogok mines, or Myanmar. Today, these mines are almost depleted, so the prices of Burmese rubies are well beyond the budget of most modern brides. Add to this the US embargo on gemstones from Myanmar and it is easy to understand why gem collectors have turned elsewhere in their search for the perfect red gem. And so it is that Gemfield's African rubies are increasingly popular and adding their flash of rich purple red color to high jewellery pieces.

Ruby engagement rings contain the most precious gemstones on the market, and range in color from pink to blood red. ... Diamonds � Gemstones. Budget. All.

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