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Ruby chosen for Gemstone Each Month Series (GEMS) December

by JewelStruck on Dec.03, 2009, under GEMS

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Here comes our first announcement for December month. Considering suggestions by all of you, we have chosen Ruby for Gemstone Each Month Series this month.  We had options of choosing a birthstone again too, but we wanted to contribute towards the fight against HIV/AIDS.  As december is  HIV/AIDS awareness month, and its been symbolized with RED. Chossing ruby for GEMS December made only sense. HOPE you will help us spread the word :-)

Ruby Ribbon

Ruby Aids Awareness Ribbon

Some quick facts about ruby :-

  • A ruby is a pink to blood-red gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide).
  • The red color is caused mainly by the presence of the element chromium.
  • Its name comes from ruber, Latin for red.
  • The ruby is considered one of the four precious stones, together with the sapphire, the emerald, and the diamond.

Gorgeous Ruby Ring

Gorgeous Ruby Ring

If you love Ruby, have created something beautiful using Ruby, or if you just want to share some info about Ruby. Please leave a comment or email us at :- info@jewelstruck.com

Obviously if its interesting and we publish it, you will be getting credit for whatever you are sharing :-)

So this was just to start with Ruby –  The December GEM..  do wait for more posts on Ruby coming up sooner.

Image credits :- GenerousGems, YourFashionBlog

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