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    Discover Birthstone for July - The Timeless Ruby.

    As the Southern Hemisphere embraces the cool embrace of winter in July, there's a gemstone that ignites the season with its fiery allure - the July birthstone; the timeless Ruby.

    At Orsini Fine Jewellery, we celebrate this timeless gemstone for its rich history, mesmerizing hue, and profound symbolism. Join us as we delve into the enchanting world of Rubies, exploring their origins, significance, and why they remain an enduring symbol of passion and vitality amidst the winter's splendour.

    July Birthstone Ruby Gemstone
    Ruby Gemstone Image

    Origins and Symbolism.

    With a lineage stretching back to ancient civilizations, Rubies have long been revered for their deep red hue, symbolizing love, courage, and vitality. Named after the Latin word "ruber," meaning red, these precious stones have graced the crowns of royalty and adorned the robes of nobility throughout history. Legends abound with tales of Rubies possessing mystical powers, believed to bestow good fortune and protect against harm. In ancient times, warriors wore Rubies into battle, believing their fiery glow imbued them with invincibility. Today, the July Birthstone - Ruby continues to symbolize passion and prosperity, making it a cherished choice for July-born individuals and lovers of exquisite jewellery alike.

    Beauty and Rarity.

    Renowned for their intense crimson colour, Rubies captivate the eye with their unparalleled beauty and brilliance. At Orsini Fine Jewellery, we source only the finest Rubies, prized for their exceptional clarity, vibrant hue, and captivating allure. Each Ruby in our collection is meticulously selected to ensure its quality and radiance, creating exquisite pieces that exude luxury and sophistication. Whether adorning a ring, necklace, or bracelet, a Ruby from Orsini Fine Jewellery is a timeless treasure that transcends trends and generations, making it the perfect gift for birthdays, anniversaries, or any special occasion.  Make this July Birthstone yours.

    The Perfect Expression of Love.

    As the ultimate symbol of passion and devotion, the July Birthstone - Ruby holds a special place in the hearts of romantics everywhere. It's deep red hue evokes feelings of love and desire, making it the perfect choice for expressing heartfelt emotions. Whether set in an elegant engagement ring or adorning a delicate pendant, a Ruby from Orsini Fine Jewellery is more than just a piece of jewellery—it's a tangible expression of love that transcends words. With its timeless beauty and enduring symbolism, a ruby is a treasure to be cherished for a lifetime, symbolizing the enduring bond between two souls.

    Ruby and Diamond Ring
    Ruby and Diamond Ring

    In a world where trends come and go, the allure of the Ruby remains timeless and eternal. At Orsini Fine Jewellery, we invite you to explore our exquisite collection of Ruby jewellery, each piece meticulously crafted to capture the essence of passion, vitality, and romance. Whether celebrating a July birthday or simply indulging in a token of affection, a Ruby from Orsini Fine Jewellery is a testament to love, luxury, and the enduring beauty of the human spirit.

    What makes rubies red?

    Rubies owe their red colour to the presence of chromium. The more chromium present, the deeper the red hue.

    Are rubies more expensive than diamonds?

    High-quality rubies can be more expensive than diamonds of the same size and quality due to their rarity and the demand for the perfect red colour.

    Can rubies be used in all types of jewellery?

    Yes, rubies are versatile and durable, making them suitable for all types of jewelry, including rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. Their hardness ensures they can withstand daily wear.

    How should I care for my ruby jewelry?

    Rubies are durable, but it's still important to care for them properly. Clean your ruby jewelry with a mild soap solution and a soft brush, and avoid exposing them to harsh chemicals.

    What is the origin of the best rubies?

    Some of the finest rubies come from Myanmar (formerly Burma), known for producing "pigeon blood" rubies. Other notable sources include Thailand, Sri Lanka, and Madagascar.

    What are some famous rubies?

    Some famous rubies include the Sunrise Ruby, the Liberty Bell Ruby, and the DeLong Star Ruby, known for their exceptional color and size.

    The Sunrise Ruby, a 25ct ruby, recently sold at Christies auction house for US$30 million.