18k Yellow Gold Ruby and Diamond Pendant
This gorgeous necklace features a 1.64ct round ruby with 0.43ctw of tapered round diamonds hanging from an 18" cable chain. This was designed and made by our in house jewelers.
- 18k yellow gold
- 1.64ct round ruby
- 0.43tw round diamonds
- 18k yellow gold 18" chain
-Handle your diamond sparingly—when a diamond is handled, the oils from your fingers adhere to the diamond’s surface and affect its brilliance and fire.
-Chlorine bleach or abrasives (such as household cleansers or toothpaste) should never be used when cleaning diamond jewelry. Chemicals like chlorine can damage some of the metals used to alloy gold for diamond settings and abrasives can scratch gold and other metals. Ruby is the red variety of the mineral corundum, colored by the element chromium. All other colors of gem-quality corundum are called sapphire, which means color is key for this royal gemstone. Accordingly, the name “ruby” comes from rubeus, the Latin word for red. In ancient Sanskrit, ruby translated to ratnaraj, which meant “king of precious stones.” These fiery gems have been treasured throughout history for their color and vitality. The chromium that gives ruby its red color also causes fluorescence, which makes rubies glow like a fire from within. Paradoxically, chromium is also what makes this gem scarce because it can cause cracks and fissures. Few rubies actually grow large enough to crystallize into fine quality gems, and these can bring even higher prices than diamonds. Ruby’s strength and red fluorescence make it valuable for applications beyond jewelry. Both natural and synthetic rubies are used in watchmaking, medical instruments, and lasers.
-Ultrasonic and steam cleaners are usually safe for untreated, heat-treated, and lattice diffusion treated stones.
-Fracture-filled, cavity-filled, or dyed material should only be cleaned with a damp cloth.
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•We only ship to addresses within the United States. We are unable to process orders shipped to package forwarding services at this time.
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