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All about Rubies: The Best Jewelry Featuring Rubies

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Celebrities Who Wear Rubies Well!

A perfect hairstyle, blush on cheeks and a colorful stain on lips – we think of these as the resources of a picture perfect presentation. But let’s not forget the most important item, a piece of jewelry, when perfectly paired with a suitable dress, is what can make a look complete. Some are really great at pairing jewelry, especially celebrities on whom media and the public always keeps a close eye on. Just like Rihanna who rocked stunning rubies at the Diamond Ball recently. A sizzling diamond necklace with an eye-popping ruby was just perfect with her satin gown and intense lip shade.

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Natalie Portman is such a dazzling doll in those stunning, beautiful ruby earrings encircled with diamonds. They are vintage Harry Winston earrings and I think they easily double the grace of her strapless evening dress.

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Red Carpet Rubies

Heidi Klum, Project Runway host, who is known for her bold jewelry choices, walked the red carpet in a lavishing 3 million dollar diamond and ruby necklace.

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The next on the list of ruby rockers on red carpets is mom-to-be Black Lively who paired exquisite Lorraine Schwartz ruby jewelry with a Gucci chiffon gown. Opal shaped danglers and an oval shaped ring, both in red ruby complete her look.

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Types of Ruby Jewelry

Rubies are almost seen in every type of jewelry, from bracelets, pendants, earrings and rings to brooches, tiaras and hair pins. Take a look at these Harry Winston cluster drop ruby earrings; they are temptingly beautiful with those thick, red rubies centers, while the diamonds surrounding them are like the perfect crystal petals of a flower.

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While most people today opt for a diamond engagement ring, did you know that rubies were more common placed in centuries past? Rubies were featured in the engagement rings of high-born, including Indian Maharajas and Russian royals. Rubies are one of the most valued gemstone, which is why they were used so often when making King’s crowns or princess tiaras.

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Best Designer Ruby Jewelry

Rubies look great whether they are assembled in silver, gold and platinum or paired with diamonds. For instance, this classic Cartier 18k gold panther ring featuring ruby from 80’s is a remarkable piece in the history of jewelry-making.

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Jack du rose, who made his mark as a fine jewelry master, spends a ton of time around the detailing of his art work and it totally pays off. These ruby and diamond studded white gold jellyfish earring are a marvelous example of his best work.

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Best Vintage Ruby Jewelry Highlight

In the summer of 1957, the Cleopatra star Elizabeth Taylor gets a gift from her love, Mike Todd who was a director and producer. And the gift is none other than a Cartier ruby and diamond bib necklace with matching earrings and bracelet. In Taylor’s exact words – this jewelry was glorious, “rippling red on blue like a painting. I shrieked with joy, put my arms around Mike’s neck, and pulled him into the pool after me. It was a perfect summer day and a day of perfect love.”

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