Derived from a Latin word ‘ruber’ which means red, ruby displays a stunning, deep red colour that is hardly found in other gemstones. The finest colour for this July birthstone is a deep red with a hint of purple known as “pigeon’s blood”. With hardness only second to diamond at 9 on the Mohs scale, coupled with its vivid colour, it is no wonder why this gemstone is usually associated with power and youthful energy in Indian jewellery. Ruby is also traditionally given as a gift for the 15th and 40th anniversaries.
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This pair of earrings is part of the Augustus three-piece matching set consisting of earrings, necklace and ring. Available in 3 types of gemstones: Ruby, Blue Sapphire and Emerald.