July’s Birthstone The Ruby
It’s your birth month, July Babes! In celebration of you, we created a jewelry edit that features the fiery gemstone staple that is your birthstone, the Ruby.
Rubies symbolize power and protection. When worn as an amulet, rubies were believed to help protect warriors in battle. Remember Dorothy’s ruby slippers in ‘The Wizard of Oz’? It wasn’t a mistake that those little beauties were made from rubies. They were thought to protect her from evil.
In 2011, a 8.24 carat ruby ring belonging to Elizabeth Taylor sold at auction for $4.2 million, which amounts to $500,000 per carat! However, the most expensive ruby ever sold was the “Hope Ruby” which weighs 32.08 carats and sold for $6.74 million.
From tiny hoop earrings, to sparkling stacking bands, discover a selection of ruby fine jewelry that you’ll treasure long after you blow out the candles.