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Ruby Facts : Interesting Information about Rubies

1- The word ruby comes from the Latin rubens which means red.

2- Rubies are found in shades of red, from rich darkish red to blood red and pinkish red. The red hue comes from traces of the mineral chromium.

White Chalcedony Pawn Ring and LARGE GAME PIECE RING

Large 18K white gold ring centering a white chalcedony game pawn, Middle East, 10th-15th century, the prongs enhanced with diamonds (0,35 carat).

Large ring in 18K gold clawing a domed game piece in beige agate, Central Asia, probably  11th to 14th century.

CHRISTINA AGUILERA Dress and Jewelry in Billboard Music Awards 2018

CHRISTINA AGUILERA: The only thing we loved about this red carpet look were her jewels. Christina wore Alan Crocetti diamond encrusted loophole ear set on one ear and a Lynn Bann diamond cross on the other. She dressed her fingers up in a selection of diamond Alan Crocetti Space rings and  Lynn Ban’s signature Chevron Tip rings.

Léa Seydoux at the 71st Cannes Film Festival

Channelling the 1920s, French actress and jury member Léa Seydoux stepped out in a glamorous fringe dress by Louis Vuitton, accessorised with shimmering jewels from Boucheron’s Lierre de Paris collection featuring the distinctive and elegant shape of ivy leaves inspired by the untamed nature. This creation is part of a whole new series of high jewellery collection that is set to unveil at Paris Couture Week this early July.

Actress Dame Helen Mirren at the 71st Cannes Film Festival

The British Actress adorned a necklace and earrings from the High Jewellery Collection. The set draws upon the style of the Art Deco, and vibrant and contrasting colours often used in Art Deco jewellery back in the era. The one-of-a-kind jewels float in a lacy web of pavéd diamonds that entraps yellow sapphires, accented by pear-cut and shield-cut blue tourmalines on the lace mesh. Graduating in size, the gem-encrusted lozenge motifs of the unique pair of earrings and the necklace are interlinked on a diamond pavéd circle chain. 

AMBER HEARD in Cannes 2018

The American actress adorned HIGH JEWELLERY earrings in white gold set with 2 pear-cut rubies (7.54 Ct and 7.57 Ct), baguette-cut white diamonds, white diamonds and rubies with a FLORINDA bracelet in white gold set with white diamonds as well as a BOULE bracelet in pink gold set with frozen quartz, a rubellite, icy and white diamonds.

Cannes Film Festival 2018: Chopard Jewels Sparkle On The Red Carpet

The Swiss luxury jewelry and watch brand has been the film festival’s closest partner since 1998, when it redesigned the Palme d’or, the trophy that honors the best film of the festival. The red carpet serves as the stage for Chopard to unveil its annual Red Carpet Collection of high jewels.