Capricorn Birthstone - Ruby
The Capricorn birthstone ruby runs from the 22nd December to 20th January.
We hope these suggestions will help you...
Ruby jewelry can be found in many designs. Ranging from earrings, pendants and bracelets for
women to cuff links and tie pins for men. Depending on the size and quality of the ruby will dictate how much you
will pay for the gift.
10K White Gold Capricorn Script Zodiac Pendant Dec 23-Jan 20 with 16" chain
From: Elite Jewels Inc.
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Ruby Colored Vases
Ruby colored vases are available in many different styles and materials. These include
Glass, pottery and porcelain. If you want the gift to be different place a bouquet of flowers in the vase before
giving he gift.
Purchase a pair of champagne flutes decorated with ruby flowers. Include a bottle of
champagne to celebrate the birthday.
Capricorn Birthstone Ruby Cuff Links
How about buying a nice set of ruby cuff links with a tie pin to
match? Purchase a shirt to set the pieces off. Then wrap the gift in ruby colored paper or contrasting paper and a
There are many different types of glass available in the color ruby and you may decide to purchase a piece of
Cranberry glass which is very collectible and is ruby in color.
Look out for books with ruby in their title. Or the author may be called Ruby. You may be able to
introduce the person to a new author.
Interesting Information For Rubies
Natural rubies are exceptionally rare, but synthetic rubies can be manufactured fairly cheaply, these are known
as created rubies. Rubies are considered one of four precious gemstones together with sapphires, emeralds and
Rubies are red gemstones, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminum oxide) in which the color is formed mainly
by chromium. Its name derives from 'ruber', Latin for red.
Rubies are mined in many places around the world. These include Africa, Asia, Australia, and Greenland. They are
mainly found in Myanmar (Burma), Sri Lanka, Kenya, Madagascar, and Thailand, but they are also be found in the
American states of Montana, North Carolina and South Carolina. The Mogok Valley in Myanmar has produced some of the
finest rubies. In 2002 rubies were found in the Waseges River area of Kenya. Rubies are being mined at Audilamena
in north eastern Madagascar. Rubies have a hardness of 9.0 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness, and among the
natural gems, only diamonds are harder.
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