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Capricorn Birthstone - Ruby

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The Capricorn birthstone ruby runs from the 22nd December to 20th January.

 

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Ruby Jewelry

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.

Champagne Flutes

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 ruby bow.

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Ruby Glass

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.

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Books

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 diamonds.

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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