Monthly Archives: July 2011

Interesting Ruby Fact

Did you know that it was not until about 1800 that ruby (as well as sapphire) was recognized as belonging to the corundum group of gemstones? Before that date, red spinel and garnet were also designated as ruby. It is … Continue reading

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Glorious Rubies

Ruby is the accepted birth stone for the month of July as well as the fortieth wedding anniversary gemstone gift. Ruby receives a nine on the Moh’s hardness scale – second only to diamonds. Rubies are rated excellent for every … Continue reading

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