Red Gemstone

Red Gemstone


Ruby is the official birthstone for the month of July, and is used to commemorate the 15th and 40th wedding anniversaries. Ruby is red corundum, it is the only variety of corundum not refered to as sapphire. The name ruby comes from the latin word ruber meaning red. Rubies have played an important role in …

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The name garnet is derived from the Latin word granatus “grain,” referencing the pomegranate fruit which has red seeds similar in color, shape, and size to the garnet. The most common color of garnet is red but there are many other colors including, orange, yellow, green, pink, purple, brown, black, and colorless. Garnet is the …

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