‘Red’, is the symbol of passionate love, and vibrant youth, Ruby displays all these qualities marvelously. Ruby Engagement Rings in crated in the metal platinum continue remains a hot favorite with women the world over. The blood red color of Ruby has earned it the moniker of ‘Gemstone of Kings’. Loved and fancied by both men and women, Ruby rings have been admired and adorned for centuries by Royals (and plebeians) alike! Ruby has long been associated with being the most valuable gemstone of most Crown Jewels.
Ruby is said to be the red cousin of sapphire gemstone as they both belong to the same mineral group viz. corundum. Ruby acquires its brilliant red color due to the presence of chromium during its formation. The Birthstone of July, the Ruby comes in various hues and shades of red; ranging from pink to dark red. For many years, the best source for the finest rubies was Burma (now Myanmar). Rubies from the mines of Mogok (Burma) display pure red color, which is much sought after. They are popularly known as ‘pigeon’s blood’ and are considered the best quality Rubies. Mogok mine ruby stones are a prominent choice for Solitaire Ruby Engagement Rings. Some of the Rubies from Burma have strong fluorescence, when exposed to sunlight. High quality rubies, in larger sizes are very rare and hence they are more desired, and demand premium prices. Other sources of fine quality rubies are Thailand, India, Australia, Brazil, and Sri Lanka. Thailand is one of the world’s most important Ruby trading center and approximately 80% of Rubies go through Thailand at some point in their trading cycle.
Considered to be a gemstone of nobility, Ruby is one of the four precious gemstones and is believed to bestow love and fidelity on the wearer. Popularly known as the gem of confidence, loyalty and courage; Ruby jewelry is said to activate one’s ‘base chakra’. In Asian countries, it is believed that if a couple exchanges Ruby rings, then, their bond of love will remain intact forever. It is interesting to note that Mark Zuckerberg chose a Ruby wedding ring for his Asian-American wife! Not only this, Ruby is said to instill strength, vitality and strength in the owner. Depending upon which metal you pick, Ruby rings can render different effects on the wearer. For example, if you choose Ruby engagement ring in yellow gold, it will bring along the energies of the sun, while those set in silver, will bring the energies of moon. Some cultures believe that Rubies influence the blood and control its pressure within the wearer’s body. It strengthens both the physical and emotional quotient and provides a zest to live a long and healthy life.
Ruby has been the favorite of British Royals for a very long time. Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York wears a Ruby and Diamond Halo Engagement Ring. Her Engagement Ring is one of the most imitated Ruby Engagement Rings. Queen Victoria received a Ruby and Diamond Ring as a wedding gift from her half sister Feodora. Another popular Vintage Ruby Ring in history was the one presented to Queen Mary on her wedding. Hollywood A-list celebrities have time and again flashed their fascination for Ruby and Diamond engagement rings. Ashlee Simpsons sports a Vintage Ruby Engagement Ring while big sister, Jessica flaunts her birthstone with a Three Stone Engagement Ring.
Your hunt for a perfect Ruby Ring is sure to meet a triumphant end at Angara. A family-owned gemstone jewelry company for three generations, Angara will provide you with an eclectic collection of Vintage and Classic Ruby Engagement Rings at extremely affordable prices. Having no middleman involved, you can save up to 40% and declare your love for Ruby without having to think of high prices. Not only this, Angara also provides you with a large collection of carefully designed rings especially handcrafted in the USA. The gemstones are handpicked and are crafted with utmost care keeping every minute detail perfect. Whether you opt for an antique Ruby Engagement Ring or a contemporary sparkle, your jewelry ensemble will be one-of-a-kind. Representing selfless love and eternal commitment, apart from Engagement Rings, Ruby Promise Ring is an ideal option for friends and lovers. Additionally, you also get choose your own gemstone (in terms of quality and carats) and the metal (platinum, yellow gold, white gold and silver). We provide you with a large number of options to design your own unique customized ring. What makes Angara stand out of the crowd is, its motto to serve its valuable customers 24X7. Explore the world of Ruby Rings at Angara and give your special someone the eternal promise of fiery red and passionate love.