and passion for centuries and still makes a beautiful statement today. In honor of the scorching month of July, we want a dive a little deeper into the gem that lights up a room.
Learn about this gem’s history, believed powers, qualities, and most importantly how to obtain a beautiful ruby of your own.
The ruby is incredibly hard and durable. This blood colored-beauty registers a 9 on the Mohs scale of hardness. It’s just slightly softer than diamond, which boasts a 10 on the same scale. The durability of this gemstone is why it’s an excellent choice for unique engagement rings.
A corundum mineral, the ruby is closely related to the sapphire in both durability and beauty. Corundum minerals that are reddish or pink in tone are rubies, those in other colors are often characterized as sapphires.
The gorgeous ruby is given its luscious red coloring by the presence of chromium minerals. The amount of chromium determines the hue of the stone, making each gem unique and stunning.
The ruby is biblical, literally. The stone is mentioned multiple times in the Bible in association with riches and fierce kings. Indians once believed that one in possession of a ruby would be able to make peace with their enemies.
Ruby mining has been occurring for over 2500 years, and these beautiful stones have withstood the test of time.
Faith in the restorative and healing properties of the ruby has been held by people for hundreds of years. Though there are many different benefits that people believe a Ruby can give its owner.
The deep red stone is believed to attract love, passion, vitality, and wealth. Some have even wielded the ruby as a protective measure to ward off those who wish them harm. Others have used the ruby as a means of self-care, believing that the stone encourages self-love and promotes courage.
VENVS has a beautiful selection of rubies that you can incorporate into your personalized
engagement ring. A ruby engagement ring is a stunning statement that will represent the love and passion of your relationship. If you want to talk about what ring and gemstone work best for you book a consultation with Brand Owner and in-house designer Haley.