Ruby is a gemstone that is traditionally associated with love, passion, power, and wealth, and it is one of the most popular and expensive gemstones around the world today. Often chosen for engagement and wedding rings, a ruby gemstone ring is extremely vibrant and durable and can be used to great effect by itself or in combination with diamonds or blue sapphire.
A member of the corundum family—along with sapphire—the ruby gemstone owes its coloring to the amount of chromium present and is found in hues ranging from dark pink to deep red and brown. Most rubies undergo a process of heat treatment and controlled cooling to increase their clarity and enhance their beauty.
Due to the higher price of rubies, we generally recommend choosing ruby for a smaller setting such as an eternity wedding ring or an everyday petite ring. You might also like to consider investing in a stronger metal setting such as platinum to keep your stone in place. For a more budget-friendly alternative, a garnet ring
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