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How do you know a ruby is genuine?

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To check if your ruby is genuine, simply scratch its surface with nails, keys, coins or any sharp object. If scratch marks appear on its surface, it means that the stone is a fake. Rubies are precious stones and are highly durable — a ruby cannot be scratched or damaged so easily. Find a range of antique and vintage ruby jewelry on 1stDibs.
1stDibs ExpertAugust 24, 2021
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Genuine Ruby Round Cabochon Stud Earrings, Sterling Silver
By D'Deco Jewels
Located in New York, NY
A pair of 6MM Genuine Ruby Round Cabochon Stud Earrings made in Sterling Silver. The total stone
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Stud Earrings

Materials

Ruby, Sterling Silver

Oval Genuine Ruby 18k Yellow Gold Bracelet
By D'Deco Jewels
Located in New York, NY
A 4 x 6MM Oval Genuine Ruby 18k Yellow Gold Adjustable Bracelet. The length of the bracelet is 7.50
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Link Bracelets

Materials

Ruby, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

14 Karat Yellow Gold Genuine Ruby and Diamond Ring
Located in Washington Depot, CT
GAI Certified 14 Karat Yellow Gold Genuine Ruby and Diamond Ring Size 8.25 This stunning ring
Category

20th Century Fashion Rings

Materials

Ruby, Yellow Gold

14 Karat Yellow Gold Genuine Ruby and Diamond Ring
Located in Washington Depot, CT
Vintage 14 Karat Yellow Gold Genuine Ruby and Diamond Ring Size 6. This elegant ring features one
Category

20th Century Fashion Rings

Materials

Yellow Gold

14K 163 Carats Genuine Ruby Bead Necklace
Located in Big Bend, WI
A multi-strand ruby necklace containing 163 carats of bright red faceted genuine ruby beads
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Beaded Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 14k Gold, White Gold

0.45 Carat Genuine Ruby and Diamond 14 Karat Yellow Gold Ring
Located in New York, NY
This beautiful Genuine Ruby Ring is crafted in 14-karat Yellow gold and features a 0.45 carat 1 Pc
Category

20th Century Chinese Art Deco Fashion Rings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Yellow Gold, Gold, 14k Gold

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