July birthstone - Giliarto
July birthstone

September 12, 2018

July birthstone

The ruby is one of the most attractive gemstones, and it is considered the birthstone of the month of July. The color red stands for passion and vitality, and stands out in any collection of colors to catch the eye. The ruby gemstone also carries some of these properties. The similarity to the color of human blood imparts the association of life force, energy and courage to this gemstone.

India and China are two countries where the ruby has traditionally been worn with pride. Indian and Greek folklore used to believe that a fire burning inside the stone was responsible for the bright red color of the ruby, and therefore they used to believe that a ruby could boil water or melt wax respectively. Burma (Myanmar) has been a source of this gemstone for centuries and early warriors of this country used to synthetically insert rubies just below their skin to ensure that they were well protected while going to war. Even today, some of the best rubies come from the Mogok Valley in Myanmar. Although Burma still rules the roost as far as rubies are concerned, this gemstone is today mined in several other countries like the USA, parts of the Middle East and in India.

The bright red of the ruby gemstone makes it a universal favorite as wedding gifts, the reason being that it is said to convey passion and love. This red color and the fluorescent brightness comes from the chromium inside rubies. Rubies have considerable durability, and they are pretty hard as well, scoring 9 on the Mohs scale. But rubies are also prone to cracks or fissures, which is why they are rarely found in very big sizes. This difficulty in crystallizing rubies to big enough sizes leads to some of the high prices this gemstone is often sold at.





Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Articles
Why Moissanite Is Better Than A Diamond? Why Moissanite Is Better Than A Diamond?

January 06, 2021

Have you been mulling about buying a new piece of diamond jewelry? The ethical and environmental cost of natural diamonds as well as the financial investment may seem quite daunting. If you've been looking at different options, comparable to brilliance, moissanite is an excellent choice.

Moissanite, thanks to its versatility and affordability, has garnered a worldwide fan following. Unless you're seasoned with the precise characteristics of each gemstone, it won't be easy to tell a moissanite apart from a diamond.

View full article →

gray moissanite giliarto Why Gray Moissanite Is The Best Choice For Your Engagement Ring In 2021?

January 01, 2021

If you've been thinking about taking your relationship to the next level, it’s time to go hunting for an engagement ring. And finding 'the' engagement ring is easier said than done. On one hand, you want to find an exceptional and exquisite ring. On the other, you don't want to go bankrupt in the process. Not as elementary it sounded at first, eh?


Diamond engagement rings need no introduction! They have been serenaded as the biggest sellers and most stunning of all jewelry. Diamond rings were forever favorite, until a growing clamor for budget, beautiful rings unsettle their stronghold in the wedding jewelry industry. The sheer transparency of colorless diamonds has slowly given way to more interesting and vibrant color palette.


All these conversations about moving away from the certainty of diamonds without breaking the bank have landed us in the world of moissanite! At Giliarto, you can find the ideal balance of these two ends. An array of moissanite engagement rings crafted to perfection will meet the necessities of even a fussy customer.

View full article →

CHRISTMAS JEWELRY GIFT IDEAS CHRISTMAS JEWELRY GIFT IDEAS

December 04, 2020

Celebrate Christmas with Exceptional Customized Jewelry


It's a known fact that some of the best things in life come in beautifully small packages. The concept of jewelry is not limited to trends. It belongs with precious memories and nostalgia. That's why customized jewelry makes perfect gifts for Christmas. This season of festivity and fervent sentiments can be best complemented by a piece of personalized jewelry. At Giliarto, you can craft an impeccable piece of jewelry for your loved one. A custom creation tells a meaningful and significant story. It is an expression of your adoration that will sustain for the years to come. Moreover, if you are looking for some Christmas jewelry gift ideas then you are at the right place. So, read on.

View full article →

Giftbox
Choose your free gift
×
Heart Pendant Necklace

Heart Pendant Necklace

Heart Pendant Silver Color Pendant Necklace 16 '' Long Chain.

Retail value is $47

Free
$47.00
 
Dog Cat Paw Gold Plated Silver Ring

Dog Cat Paw Gold Plated Silver Ring

This Heart Shaped Pink CZ Paw Print Rose Gold Plated Silver Resizable 6-8 US.
Ring is a perfect gift for the animal lover / cat lover / dog lover in your life!
Retail value is $47 

Free
$47.00