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[July Birthstone—Ruby] The Love Gem for a Grand Marriage

[July Birthstone—Ruby] The Love Gem for a Grand Marriage


Because ruby ​​is filled with strong vitality and rich color, people in the past thought it was the incarnation of the Phoenix, and were full of longing and fantasy for it. The hot red color always made people associate ruby ​​with the same passionate love. Ruby is also known as the "stone of love", symbolizing beauty, steadfastness and eternity. In Europe, rubies are still used as a witness of marriage at royal weddings.

The engagement ring that Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark gave to his wife, Crown Princess Mary , was a ruby ​​and diamond ring. Before their wedding, Princess Mary also wore a set of ruby ​​jewelry for her appearance. To this day, the princess still loves to wear them to attend events.

The engagement ring given to his wife by the Crown Prince of Denmark [Photo source: Hellomagazine]

The Princess of Denmark’s ruby ​​suit [Photo source: The Gal Times]

When Prince Andrew proposed to his bride Sarah Ferguson , he gave him a stunning Burmese ruby ​​diamond ring surrounded by 10 drop diamonds, with the top made of 18 -karat white gold and yellow gold. The ring was made by jeweler Garrard based on Prince Andrew's design sketches. Since then, there has been a craze for using rubies as engagement rings in England, which has gradually made rubies a new favorite in contemporary weddings.

[Image source: Gemstoneuniverse]

Carmen Lucia "Carmen Lucia" Ruby:

This famous pigeon-blood red ruby ​​is in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution ( National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution) and weighs a whopping 23.1 carats. Behind its name is a beautiful love story about an infatuated gentleman. In 2004 , in memory of his wife Carmen Lucia, the American millionaire Pete Buck spent a lot of money to buy this ruby ​​and named it after his wife. The purpose was to express his longing for his wife Carmen Lucia. This is also the blessing of ruby. Give the power of love - my ruby, your name, this is how I miss you. Before the rich man died, he replaced the red ring and dedicated it to the museum for safekeeping, and their love will be remembered forever by future generations.

[Image source: The Jeweler Blog]

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In France at the beginning of the 19th century, Napoleon was famous for doting on his wife, and he especially loved to pamper his wife with rubies. In 1810 , after his wedding to Queen Marie Louise , Napoleon asked the royal jeweler Nidot (the founder of Chaumet in Paris) to design a set of ruby ​​jewelry including the crown, inlaid with a total of about 400 rubies. The jeweler was busy until the It was not delivered to Napoleon until January of the following year . Since then, Mary's ruby ​​jewelry has been one after another, explaining her preference for rubies.

Chaumet In Majesty – Jewels of Sovereigns since 1780 Replica of the crown on display

Portrait of Marie Louise Crown

In fact, there are countless stories about rubies, and they will continue to increase. The heritage and charm of rubies will also grow. WILLS also hopes that rubies can become a mark in your story and pass it on to our beloved descendants.


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