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Scarlet Jewel - Estate Sterling Silver Ruby Stud Earrings. These classic earrings are crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked 925 for sterling. Featuring 2 genuine round cut faceted rubies, classic styling, and quality silver work. The expertly claw set ruby's are a lovely vibrant red colour. They are in a basket setting which add strength and durability to the gallery. They have sturdy posts for pierced ears and secure butterfly backings. Truly a perfect gift or wonderful addition to any jewelry collection.
Note: Ruby is the birthstone for July
Ruby is one of the most historically significant colored stones. ... In the first century AD, the Roman scholar Pliny included rubies in his Natural History, describing their hardness and density. Ancient Hindus believed that those who offered fine rubies to the god Krishna were granted rebirth as emperors.
Silver's history is long. The first evidence of silver mining dates back to 3000 B.C., in Turkey and Greece, according to the RSC. Ancient people even figured out how to refine silver. ... The silver does not react to the air, but the base metals such as lead and copper oxidize and separate from the precious metal.
Stone Size: Ruby 1.10 carats
Weight: 1.00 gram
Date: 21st Century