Rubies are a valuable addition to the gemstone industry. For centuries, rubies have been at the forefront of luxury and high end. To know what sets this stone apart from other prized gemstones is its inherent beauty. However, there's more to rubies than just a beautiful face. The Ruby is July's birthstone.
Gems N' Loans Oceanside not only offer custom jewelry design and top dollar when buy and selling, the change their stone of the month sale regular. Just happens that this month it is Ruby gems for fifty percent OFF.
A little trivia, Rubies symbolize power and protection. For example, when worn as a talisman, rubies are believed to help protect warriors in battle. This is probably why Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, wore ruby slippers to protect her from evil.
Always remember that high-quality rubies that weigh over 10 carats can sell for much more than a similar sized diamond. They have been know to earn prices upwards of $225,000 per carat. Comparably sized diamonds average a sales price around $125,000 per carat. Rubies of this size are significantly more rare than larger sized diamonds, which explains the difference in price.