Extraordinary Ruby Rings
Only Thai Rubies can deliver those smouldering, rich tones that make our rings so captivating. Fiery and raw, they produce wickedly tempting ruby rings.
Our warm, vibrant collection of beautifully handmade yellow gold and white gold ruby rings come in a variety of styles, from ruby eternity rings through to ruby diamond engagement rings, all beautifully handmade.
Each ruby ring is UK hallmarked and packaged in our exclusive presentation set, complete with free insurance valuation (RRP) and free personalised gift message. In addition, all 18k gold rings come with certificates of authenticity.
More Interesting Facts About Ruby Rings......
Rubies are the birthstones of those born in the month of July. They are made up of the mineral corundum, although the red colour comes from the presence of chromium within the stone. Their worth is predominantly determined by their colour, with the most vibrant, blood-red stones commanding the best prices. As with other stones, clarity, cut and carat also effect the price.
Rubies come from Afghanistan, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Vietnam and Kenya. On the Mohs´ scale, which rates hardness of gems, rubies are rated a 9, just below diamonds which are a 10.
To improve their clarity and appearance, most rubies undergo some heat treatment. Dyes can also be used to intensify the colour or coatings applied to cover up cracks and fissures, which is why care should be taken when cleaning. Simply use soapy water and a soft brush, rather then any harsh abbrasive chemicals or ultra sonic jewellery cleaners.
Rubies are believed to protect the wearer against misfortune and bad health and were once laid under the foundations of buildings to secure the structure had good fortune. As they are the colour associated with love, rubies have also come to represent passion which makes ruby eternity rings and ruby solitaire rings just that little bit more romantic.