Rubies: The birthstone for July is flavour of the month at auction
12 July 2021
In some cultures rubies are believed to bring prosperity and protection and the stone is also associated with love.
Ruby jewellery is in demand for people with birthdays in July. This pair of ruby and diamond earrings is estimated at £350-450.
Here is a selection of five lots coming up at auction featuring rubies.
1. Ruby ring
A 9ct gold ruby and diamond three stone ring estimated at £260-400.
This 9ct gold ruby and diamond three stone ring is estimated at £260-400 at William George at an auction ending on July 19.
2. Ruby necklace
A ruby bead necklace estimated at £150-200.
This ruby bead necklace, formed by faceted beads totalling approximately 920ct is on an adjustable fabric necklace. It is estimated at £150-200 on July 18 at McTear's.
3. Edwardian brooch
A synthetic ruby and split pearl crescent brooch estimated at £400-600.
This Edwardian synthetic ruby and split pearl crescent brooch is estimated at £400-600 at Tennants on July 17.
4. Ruby earrings
A pair of c.1945 cabochon ruby and diamond earrings estimated at £350-450.
This pair of c.1945 cabochon ruby and diamond earrings are estimated at £350-450 at Sworders on July 27.
5. Ruby scent bottle
A gold mounted bottle estimated at £400-600.
For ruby fans not in search of jewellery, how about this ruby coloured glass scent bottle? The Victorian gold mounted bottle is signed DILLER and engraved Isabella. It is estimated at £400-600 at Elstob & Elstob on July 24.