About ruby engagement rings
Rubies are one of the most historically significant coloured gemstones and retain a regal quality for their popularity amongst European royalty. A ruby engagement ring is striking and seductive, thought to bring health, love, peace and wisdom to their wearer. With a variety of shades and cuts available, each ruby engagement ring is rare and unique, making them just as wedding-worthy as a diamond, emerald, or sapphire.
Why choose a ruby engagement ring?
Perhaps considered a unique alternative to a diamond engagement ring, rubies are the perfect gemstone for a bold and beautiful bride. The gem originates from several places such as Burma, India, Afghanistan, Australia, and many legends tell how the ruby was not a gemstone, but instead a hardened fire that could set hearts aflame.
The ruby is also one of the few gemstones that can achieve levels of vivid saturation and ranks a 9 out of 10 on the Mohs scale of durability. Their hardness prevents rubies from breaking or cracking, whilst also resisting damage from heat, chemicals and light. For this reason, you can rest assured your ruby engagement ring will last a very long time.
Rubies are highly celebrated and coveted for their perfect symbolism. The colour red is synonymous with strong, undying passion and love, and they pair perfectly with all settings and colours, from white metals such as platinum and white gold, to yellow or rose gold. The possibilities are endless and whatever your preference, you are guaranteed a ring that radiates style and individuality.
Finding your perfect ruby engagement ring
By choosing a ruby engagement ring, you will look down at your hand and feel like royalty. Their distinguished style and versatility mean you will be spoilt for choice.
For example, this stunning oval cut ruby and diamond cluster ring exudes regal elegance. The ruby is the star of the show, beautifully framed in a cluster of sparkling white diamonds that catch the light. This ring calls to its vintage past with a yellow gold ring to compliment the red hue of the ruby. The brilliant white diamonds also bring extra fire and sparkle to the ruby for an added touch of luxury.
If you are looking for a 3 stone ring with halo features, this ruby halo may be the perfect choice. A classic ring that captures a woman’s romantic style, the ruby halo has 3 ruby stones adorned by diamonds in 18ct white gold. A unique modern flair to an engagement ring with three identical rubies sitting side by side.
A ruby engagement ring can suit the bride that wants to remain true to historical tradition and the bride that wants to make a modern statement. You can browse our full collection of ruby engagement rings online today, or get in touch with our rocks jewellers’ team for specialist advice on finding your or your partner’s dream engagement ring.