July Spotlight Birthstone: RUBY

Jul 09, 2010
July Spotlight Birthstone: RUBY

The gemstone ruby is the red variety of the mineral Corundum (the word “ruby” is a derivative of the Latin word for “red”), which is the second hardest mineral (after Diamond). It comes in a variety of colors, and is considered a sapphire in any color except red. Rubies range in hue from an orangey red to a purplish red, but the most prized gems are a true red in color. The ruby is among the most highly prized of gems throughout history; considered to have magical powers, it was worn by many royalty as a talisman against evil. The red glow of this stone is also thought to represent an internal flame that can not be extinguished, symbolic of everlasting love.

This month’s featured birthstone jewelry piece is from the King Jewelers Custom Designs collection, a platinum ruby and diamond cocktail ring set with a stunning 7.01ct oval-cut ruby. It is surrounded by a halo of round-cut diamonds and additional diamonds along the band. For more information, visit Kings1912.com

Established in 1912, King Jewelers has proudly styled jewelry and timepiece aficionados from around the world. A pioneer among independent couture jewelers, King Jewelers has built an outstanding reputation steeped in quality, value and first-class customer service. King Jewelers features exclusive jewelry designers, offers in-house custom designs, private label jewelry collections, and is an authorized dealer for over forty luxury Swiss watch brands including AlpinaBell & RossBulgariBreitling.com/en/index.html”>BreitlingCartierChanelChopardConcord.ch/”>ConcordDunhillEbelHarry Winston, Hublot, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Jaquet Droz, Montblanc, Roger Dubuis, Swiss ArmyTag Heuer, and TechnoMarine. With two store locations in Aventura, FL and Nashville, TN, King Jewelers has won numerous awards as the Southeast’s top jewelry store and diamond wholesaler. With a diamond office located in Antwerp, Belgium since 1961, King Jewelers is able to offer Nashville and Miami custom diamond bridal designs and loose diamonds at wholesale prices. King Jewelers is a member of the Jewelers of America, American Watch Guild, and the American Society of Appraisers. King Jewelers has GIA Certified Gemologists and offers expert jewelry and watch repairs. For additional information, please visit

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