5 Post Content Main Page, Jewellery Learning / 29.06.2015

July is the official month of the ruby. We take a look at this gem's significance in mythology and modern culture and discover its birthstone meaning. When rubies were discovered Some famous rubies Ruby birthstone meaning, lore & legend What the red colour means Difference between rubies and pink sapphires Where the best rubies come from Ruby anniversary occasions and traditional gifts Marco Polo's amazement at the beauty of the ruby Marco Polo was one of the first history writers to describe the impact that seeing a ruby had on him. When the Italian merchant sailed to the Island of Ceylon, he was allowed to see the King of Ceylon's gigantic heirloom ruby gemstone. Marco Polo...