Ruby is the colour of summer
Summer is here and the pink to blood red colour of the Ruby is one of its colour expressions. Its warmth and appeal makes it a winner any day.The stone, ruby is a natural gemstone whose name comes from “ruber”, the Latin word for red. Chromium is the element that’s responsible for the colour of the ruby. The ruby’s colour, cut, clarity and the carat weight determine its value.
Rubies are highly valued all over the world, with nobility and important personalities owning and flaunting exceptional pieces of jewellery that glaringly feature rubies. The Sunrise Ruby, the world’s most expensive gemstone apart from a diamond, was auctioned at the Sotheby’s Geneva in 2015 at $30.42 million to an anonymous buyer.
The most famous ruby jewellery owned by Elizabeth Taylor was a Cartier necklace given to her by her husband, Mike Todd. It was auctioned off at Christie’s after her death for $115,932,000, the most valuable jewellery auction in history.
Donna Tyler Signature has an amazing array of necklaces and rings that feature ruby conspicuously. The pieces are conversation starters and will make the wearers standout. The classy mix of ruby with precious stones and metals has artfully brought to eminence the imaginativeness and skillfulness of the famous jeweller.
You can also derive ultimate jewellery pleasure by designing one-off pieces or replicating loved designs with ruby or other natural and precious stones with Donna Tyler. Indulge, this summer and beyond.