All about ruby rings
A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone. The red color is caused due to the presence of the element chromium. Its name comes from the Latin word “ruber” which means red. The ruby is considered as one of the four precious stones, together with the sapphire, the emerald, and the diamond. Prices of rubies are primarily depends on color. The brightest and most valuable “red” called pigeon blood-red is the one which commands a huge price. Then comes clarity: similar to diamonds, a clear stone will be priced high.
Ruby is said to be the leader of all gemstones. The intense red colour of the ruby signifies passion. It is said to be the king of gems. Ruby is synonymous with royalty. Ruby is the birthstone of july. Ruby is said to be so durable and strong that it is second only to diamonds. Ruby is said to have positive and mystical properties. It is often associated with the sun which helps in preserving physical and mental health. In the 15th and 16th century, it was used as a mean to counteract poison. It is also said to be the stone of prophecy. Powdered ruby was rubbed over the skin to restore youth and vitality. Ruby is referred to as the stone of love, energy, passion and power. Wearing a ruby ring is supposed to increase energy and vigour. Ruby is said to contain properties which helps in detoxifying blood, treat fever and diseases. It also improves motivation, wealth and positivity of the bearer. Ruby signifies love and passion.
Ancient folklore has it that rubies grew on trees just like fruits. Initially they would bud as white gems. Slowly they would start turning into red and ripen in the light of the sun. When they turn full bloody red, they were said to be ripe and were ready to be plucked.
Ruby rings can be the ideal gifts. These can be worn by both males and females. Rubies that are used in jewelleries come in various shapes ranging from heart, trillion, round, princess, emerald cut, pear, oval and marquise. Ruby rings are excellent choice in jewellery items are they are said to be the sign of love and passion. You can choose from a variety of designs and offered to you by many online retailers. Ruby rings ranges from engagement rings to celtic rings, claddah rings, modern and stylised rings etc. It is a must have in your jewellery collections!