A stone favoured for its rich and vibrant shade the ruby is one of the most recognisable and preferred gemstones for jewellery making. With an unmatched, eye catching range red colour, this is the stone you need if you want your piece to truly stand out of the crowd.
Gemstone Specification: The ruby gemstone measures a hardness of 9 on the Mohs scale making it one of the toughest stones around and therefore easy to work with. The ruby is a red variety of the mineral corundum. Rubies can often contain needle like inclusions which can help indicate whether or not the stone is natural. Please note that due to the nature of the stone, colours will vary and natural inclusions and zoning may be present. Our stock offering include ruby faceted stones and in oval, round, marquise and square shapes. We also stock round, oval and heart shaped ruby cabochon stones. Sizes start from 0.80mm and go up to 5.00mm.
Its undeniable beauty and the sense of drama that each stone can create, the ruby is a wonderful option for both professional and beginner jewellery makers. Whether a simple necklace or ring or something intricate and bespoke, with our huge range you’re sure to find the ideal shape and size of stone right here.
Discover the perfect ruby for your jewellery making today or for more information and advice on any of the gemstones that we stock, contact our expert team today on 0345 100 1122.