People look for special wedding dresses, shoes and jewellery items for their weddings. They want to wear products made from natural things because they make them look and feel wonderful. Rubies have an incredible history and they symbolize emotion, confidence, love and passion all over the world. This fierce red gem is full of natural glory due to which it is considered master piece of nature. It has exciting eye catching red colors which attracts people. Diamonds are liked at engagements and weddings, but they are expensive so people who don’t afford diamonds buy ruby and/or emerald rings.
Rubies have an interesting historical background as you can find stories about rubies and their mystical powers from exotic cultures. During the middle ages it was considered to have the power to foresee the future. People once believed that the color of the ruby would darken when the wearer was in danger. In the 16th century, its demand increased incredibly because it was thought to counteract poison. Some people believed that if you rub it on your skin then it would restore your vitality and youth. Emeralds look calmer and it go beautifully on people with green eyes.
Rubies are the second hardest substance after diamond on the Moh’s scale due to which they are commonly used in jewellery. Rubies, like emeralds are being widely used in jewellery due to the wide variety in shades, sizes and shapes. You should be careful while buying these stones because most rubies and emeralds are filled with inclusions. Nearly all rubies have natural inclusions which formed due to intense pressure. Rubies without these inclusions are said to be flawless but they are extremely rare. There are some methods which are used to replace natural inclusions with glass. These unnatural methods decrease its value so one should avoid unnatural methods to enhance the beauty of these stones.
Rubies are available in red and different shades of red i.e. from pinkish red to purple red. True red and pigeon red are the most demanded and popular colors of the stone. You can find rubies of different attractive shapes, designs, colors and qualities. Prices of rubies vary according to your selected color, quality and style. It is a birthstone for July during which everyone is full with life, love and passion. It is better to give an emerald or ruby ring to your fiancé if you would like to set yourself apart.