"Suri" - Genuine Indian Ruby and Emerald Sterling Silver Necklace
For thousands of years, Ruby was considered the stone of love, energy, passion and power. Fiery and captivating, it is a stone of nobility, considered the most magnificent of all gems, the queen of stones and the stone of kings. Ancients believed it surpassed all other precious stones in virtue, and its value exceeded even that of the Diamond.
Set in solid sterling silver, this unique pendant measures 40mm (approx. 1.5") in length (including the bail) and 15mm (approx. 1/2") at its widest point. The weight of the pendant including the gemstones is 6g (approx. 0.21oz). The stones are flawlessly cut and polished and the combination of shapes, colors and textures is gorgeous in every way!
The pendant is hanging on a delicate sterling silver chain interspersed at certain intervals with tiny faceted ruby and emerald rondelles, 18" long.
Handcrafted - One of a kind.
* "Suri" means Red Rose in Hindu.
Revered in many cultures throughout history, Ruby has always been a talisman of passion, protection and prosperity. It symbolizes the sun, and its glowing hue suggests an inextinguishable flame within the stone that legends claim would shine through even the thickest clothing and could not be hidden.
Ruby has always been associated with love, especially faithful passionate commitment and closeness. In antiquity Rubies were considered to be perfect wedding stones.
Ruby is red Corundum, an aluminum oxide mineral with chromium responsible for its rich, red color. The name comes from the Latin word rubeus, meaning “red,” and it is evaluated at 9 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness, surpassing only the diamond which is a perfect 10.