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9CT GOLD OVAL CUT RUBY & CUBIC ZIRCONIA STUDS

Christine Alexander Fine Jewellery


Regular price £168.00
9CT GOLD OVAL CUT RUBY & CUBIC ZIRCONIA STUDS

These fabulous Ruby & Cubic Zirconia cluster studs are just a delight to behold. 

The gems in these earrings have a translucent pink-red body colour that flashes brightly with pleochroism as you move around. We love how they shine and shimmer even at dusk. You'll be a ray of light long after the sun has set.

With a sparkly halo of Cubic Zirconia stones set in bright 9ct Yellow Gold to complete the picture, you can't go far wrong with these delightful vintage-style showstoppers.

Approximately 11x9mm. Also available with Amethyst, Emerald, Garnet and Sapphire centre stones. Please contact me with interest if not linked.

LAYAWAY: I offer layaway, which allows you to pay in instalments with no interest over a maximum time period of six months. These earrings could be paid for in: 

2 instalments of £84

4 instalments of £42

6 instalments of £28

 Please contact me to initiate. PayPal required. You do not receive the item until fully paid for. See the Policies page on my website for Ts&Cs.

Most Rubies show purplish red to orangey-red hues; however, the overall colour (colour is a  combination of hue, shade and saturation) can provide gem dealers with an indication of the stone’s original geographic origin. Ruby shows pleochroism,  which means that the colour varies when viewing the gemstone in different directions and many can appear incredibly bright when exposed to the sun. Ruby has been a popular gemstone for centuries and has been set in many famous historic pieces of jewellery. The famous mines in Mogok, Burma were first explored as early as the 6th century AD. In Sanskrit, the Ruby was known as “ratnaraj” which stood for “the king of precious gems”, and later “ratnanayaka”; “leader of all precious stones”. Its more recent name, Ruby, is derived from the Latin word “rubers” simply meaning “red”. Ruby is the birthstone for July and is also the anniversary gemstone for both the 15th and 40th year of marriage.

Don’t get me wrong, I am partial to Diamonds. However, Cubic Zirconia is similar to Diamond in brilliance and clarity but is flawless. It is made in laboratories in large quantities and as such is much more affordable and in many cases, ethical... It is almost as hard as Diamond at 8.5 on the Mohs Scale in comparison to a Diamond's 10. It is not a Diamond though it has many Diamond-like qualities. Isn’t it time that we stop lusting after the Diamonds we will have "one day" and rock something just as beautiful until that day arrives? Why not?!

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