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Gemstone: Ruby
Cellini 18 Karat Gold 5.20 Carat Ruby and 1.30 Carat Diamond Heart Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Cellini 18 karat yellow gold heart shaped earrings. These earrings are set with 5.20 carats of square cut rubies which have been invisibly set. A yellow gold bezel set with 1.30 cara...
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1990s Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Ruby and Diamond Ear Clips
Located in New York, NY
Van Cleef and Arpels Ruby and Diamond Earings. This pair of earrings are designed as a cabochon ruby flower, enhanced by 54 circular-cut diamonds Weight of the diamonds approximatel...
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1960s Artist Vintage Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold

39.75 Carat No Heat Vivid Red Ruby Sugarloaf Pair
Located in Admiralty, HK
39.75 Carat No Heat Vivid Red Ruby Sugarloaf Pair: A gorgeous and rare gem, it is a pair of natural unheated sugarloaf-cut vivid red rubies weighing 39.75 carat. Hailing from Tanzan...
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2010s Modern Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Ruby

Diamond, Sapphire and Ruby Flower motif Earrings
Located in Aspen, CO
Sapphire, diamond and ruby earrings frame the face with delicate flowers in 18K white gold. The natural bright vivid red rubies weigh .20 cts. The 8 natural bright blue sapphires w...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Ruby, Sapphire, Diamond, 18k Gold

Ella Gafter Diamond White Gold Drop Earrings
Located in New York, NY
The earrings feature 6.39 carats of round diamonds set en pavé and 0.90 carats of custom cut square diamonds. The design is complete with a decorative ruby cabochon bead. All diamond...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artist Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

1930s Antique 1.86 Carat Ruby and 0.55 Carat Diamond White Gold Earrings
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A stunning, fine and impressive 1.86 carat ruby and 0.55 carat diamond, 12 karat white gold and platinum set earrings; part of our diverse antique jewellery and estate jewelry collec...
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1930s Vintage Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, Ruby, White Gold

18 Karat White Gold Ruby and Diamond Invisible Hoop Earrings
Located in Bangkok, TH
18 Karat White Gold Ruby and Diamond Invisible Hoop Earrings Ruby hoop earrings design as luxury elegant .It is suitable for evening dress and party.It look big and gorgeous. We use...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold

Diamond, Emerald Ruby and Blue Sapphire Drop Chandelier Earring
Located in New York, NY
70's Style diamond, emerald and blue sapphire and ruby two row drop earrings with natural cabochons. Made in 18K gold. Gemstone Details Shape Round and Cabochon Size 0.30 carats ...
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Late 20th Century Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Blue Sapphire

Handcraft Japan Pearls White Gold 18 Karat Ruby Clip-On Earrings
Located in Marcianise, IT
For any problems related to some materials contained in the items that do not allow shipping and require specific documents that require a particular period, please contact the selle...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Pearl, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

Cartier Paris, Diamond Ruby Gold and Platinum Earrings, Circa 1955
Located in New York, NY
Diamond Ruby 18K Gold and Platinum Earrings; 90 Diamonds approx 3.50ct, 26 Rubies approx 4ct; Cartier, Paris; French; Ca1955
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1950s Modern Vintage Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, Platinum

18 Karat White Gold 0.32 Carat Diamonds and Invisible 9.86 Carat Ruby Earrings
Located in Los Angeles, CA
100% Authentic Height: 17 mm Width: 17 mm Metal: 18K White Gold Hallmarks: 18K Total Weight: 8.20 Grams Stone Type: 9.86 CT Invisible Natural Ruby and 0.32 CT G VS2 Diamonds Conditi...
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Early 2000s Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, Ruby

Ruby and Diamond Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Classic Ruby and Diamond Earrings 10.16 carats "intense red" ruby 5.90 carats of white round brilliant cut diamonds 18k white gold Approximately 10 x 6 mm Certified by Christi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby

Bulgari Gold Earrings and Ring Set with Ruby, Emerald and Diamonds
Located in Monaco, MC
Bulgari Earrings and Ring in yellow gold, white gold set with cabochon cut emerald and rubies. The ring has 3 small baguette diamonds on the top as well as a heart shaped cabochon ...
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20th Century Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Emerald, Ruby, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Coral, Ruby, Onyx, Diamond Yellow Gold Dangle Omega Back French Clip Earrings
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These unusual coral and onyx earrings are a strikingly beautiful combination of red and black. 18k yellow gold spears set with petite ruby cabochons and diamonds sit comfortably on ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Coral, Diamond, Onyx, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

4.00 Carat Ruby and Diamond Apple Earrings 18 Karat Gold with Tsavorite
Located in Laguna Hills, CA
Ruby and Diamond Pave Apple Earrings 18 Karat Gold Tsavorite Green having an estimated total weight of 4 carats. These are a gorgeous pair of earrings where the Apple is three-dimen...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Tsavorite, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

Blue Sapphire, Ruby and Diamond Panther Earrings Set in 18 Karat Gold Settings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Blue Sapphire 0.94 carats with Ruby 0.15 carat and Diamond 0.22 carat Panther Earrings set in 18 Karat Gold Settings Width: 2.3 cm Length: 1.0 cm "Since we first opened doors in 1...
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2010s Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold

Ruby and Diamond Earrings Set in 18 Karat Gold Settings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Ruby 5.94 carats (center) with Ruby 4.41 carats and Diamond 2.03 carats Earrings set in 18 Karat Gold Settings Width: 2.0 cm Length: 2.5 cm Total Weight: 17.41 grams "We first op...
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2010s Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Ruby, Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

18 Karat White Gold Flower Ruby and Diamond Invisible Earrings
Located in Bangkok, TH
The top quality ruby which make in invisible setting.We set the stone in perfection as we are professional in this kind of setting more than 40 years.The invisible is a highly techni...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold

Ruby, Blue Sapphire, Emerald with Diamond Earrings Set in 18 Karat Gold Settings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Cabochon Ruby 3.92 carats, Blue Sapphire 2.53 carats, Cabochon Blue Sapphire 0.40 carat, Cabochon Emerald 0.68 carats and Diamond 0.42 carat Earrings set in 18 Karat Gold Settings W...
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2010s Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold

Vintage Cartier Round Red Ruby 18k Gold Multi Tone Hoop Earrings in Cartier Box
Located in Birmingham, GB
Vintage Cartier Vivid Red Ruby 18k Multi Tone Gold Hoop Earrings. Beautiful earrings featuring stunning vivid red round cut rubies, bezel set in multi tone gold band hoops (yellow, ...
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1990s Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Orange Sapphire Diamond Ruby White Gold 18 Karat Rainbow Firework Earrings
Located in Montreux, CH
NATKINA embraces the principles of modern Feminism — meaning, we believe a woman’s virtue is more than her external beauty. We believe that women deserve to feel proud of their achie...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire, 18k Gold

1 Karat Ruby 18 Karat Gold 0.24 Karat GVS1 White Diamonds Chess Clip-On Earrings
Located in Rome, IT
These clip-on earrings are handcrafted in 18 karats white gold and embellished with 0.24 karat white diamonds G color VS1 and 1 karat ruby are also available for no pierce lobo and i...
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2010s Art Deco Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

White Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

Emilio Jewelry Ruby Diamond Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Showcasing 2 special certified rubies weighing 3.30 carats.Hand made in the Emilio Jewelry Atelier, whom specializes in rare collectible pieces in the precious color field. Please in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby

Retro Ruby and Diamond Earclips, 1950s
Located in Idar-Oberstein, DE
A pair of smart and wearable circular Retro earrings with ruby and diamonds, ca. 1950s. The rubies are cabochon rubies with an intense red colour, weighing approximately 6 carats. Th...
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Mid-20th Century Retro Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby

Boucheron Vintage Diamond Ruby Gold Feather Earclips, France
Located in Munich, Bavaria
These wonderful earclips in the shape of feathers are bound to give wings to the lucky owner and take her everywhere she desires to fly to. The earclips are made out of 18k gold and ...
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1940s Retro Vintage Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold

18 Karat Yellow Gold Ruby White Diamond Aventurine Leaf Flower Drop Earrings
Located in Milano, IT
Amazing drop earrings mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, the protagonist of these earrings are the rubies and Aventurine, both are hand carved to recreate a flower and a leaf .
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2010s Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, Aventurine, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Contemporary Clip-On Earrings in 18 Karat Rose Gold with Natural Rubies
Located in Berlin, DE
These contemporary 18 karat rose gold clip-on earrings are encrusted with 6 round diamonds and detachable rubies, 1,4 carats in total, 6,7x4 mm each. This jewellery collection was fe...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, Yellow Gold

Ruby and Diamond Earring
Located in New York, NY
Natural Siam Ruby Oval Cut Ruby 12.10 Carat TW features pear-shaped teardrops on each earring Diamonds are 6 Carat TW
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20th Century Modern Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold

White Gold Ruby Diamond Flower Stud Earrings
Located in Bangkok, TH
The top quality ruby which make in invisible setting. We set the stone in perfection as we are professional in this kind of setting more than 40 years. The invisible is a highly tec...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

18 Karat White Gold Ruby Invisible Rose Earrings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Ruby invisible Rose Earrings use the top quality Ruby which make in invisible setting.We set the stone in perfection as we are professional in this kind of setting more than 40 years...
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20th Century Modern Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, White Gold, 18k Gold

Cellini 18 Karat Gold South Sea Pearl and Gem Stone Hammered Hoop Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Cellini NYC 18 karat yellow gold hammered hoop earrings. These earrings are designed with a south sea pearl center and a row of graduated cabochon ruby, emerald and blue sapphires. T...
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1990s Retro Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Emerald, South Sea Pearl, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Ruby Cabochon and Diamond Earrings, 18K
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Van Cleef & Arpels Ruby Cabochon and Diamond Earrings made in 18 Karat Yellow Gold. The length of the earrings is 0.75 inches. The earrings are clip-ons.
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20th Century Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold

Ruby with Diamond Earrings with Detachable South Sea Pearl in 18K Gold Settings
Located in Bangkok, TH
South Sea Pearl, Ruby 15.72 carats with Diamond 1.06 carats Earrings set in 18 Karat Gold Settings Width: 1.3 cm Length: 4.5 cm Total Weight: 22.05 grams "We first opened doors i...
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2010s Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, South Sea Pearl, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold

Ruby with Diamond Earrings Set in 18 Karat White Gold Settings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Ruby 2.93 carats with Diamond 0.95 carat Earrings set in 18 Karat White Gold Settings Width: 2.0 cm Length: 2.8 cm Total Weight: 13.2 grams "We first opened doors in 1980 when it...
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2010s Art Deco Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

Carved Emerald Gemstone Gold Foliate Ear Clips
Located in New York, NY
A pair of ear clips of foliate design, the main body consisting of two carved emerald leaves, highlighted by cabochon rubies, cabochon sapphires and diamonds, on an 18kt yellow gold ...
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1960s Vintage Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Blue Sapphire, Emerald, Ruby, 18k Gold

Spectacular Pair of Ruby and Diamond Ear Clips by FRED
Located in Lucerne, CH
Magnificent pair of ruby and diamond ear clips by Paris based French Jeweller FRED. Each set with a very fine pear-shaped ruby weighing 3.79 and 4.25 carats respectively. The rubies...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage Ilias Lalaounis Ruby and Diamond 18 Karat Yellow Gold Earclips
Located in Zurich, Zollstrasse
Lalaounis ear clips in 18 K Gold set with 2 Ruby Cabochons and 8 brilliant cut Diamonds. They measure 2.50 cm by 1.60 cm . Stamped Lalaounis and gold marks. Authenticity and money ...
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1980s Hellenistic Vintage Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

8.82 Ct Ruby & Diamond Earrings in 18kt White Gold
Located in Miami, FL
Offered here is a perfectly matched pair of natural earth mined Ruby Diamond Earrings in 18kt gold. Diamonds: 20 natural round brilliant cut diamonds with an estimated total weight o...
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2010s Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

6.91 ct. t.w. Burmese Ruby Cabochon Diamond 18k White Gold Dangle Clip Earrings
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These earrings will make you feel like royalty dripping in fine rubies and diamonds! Two pear-shaped pinkish-red ruby cabochons from Burma are suspended from ornate diamond-set plume...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold, Gold

AGL Certified 7.90 Carat Burmese Rubies Diamond Platinum Earrings
Located in Rome, IT
These spectacular platinum earrings feature two beautiful oval Burma rubies mounted in solid platinum. The total weight of the rubies is 3.70 carats, and they are accompanied by an...
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2010s Modern Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Ruby, Platinum

Ruby with Diamond Earrings Set in 18 Karat Gold Settings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Ruby 2.84 carats with Diamond 0.21 carat Earrings set in 18 Karat Gold Settings Width: 0.9 cm Length: 1.5 cm Total Weight: 6.87 grams "We first opened doors in 1980 when it was t...
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2010s Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold

Ruby with Diamond Earrings Set in 18 Karat Gold Setting
Located in Bangkok, TH
Ruby 13.32 carats with Diamond 1.05 carats Earrings set in 18 Karat Gold Settings Width: 2.3 cm Length: 2.0 cm Total Weight: 19.84 grams "We first opened doors in 1980 when it w...
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2010s Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold

Cabochon Blue Sapphire, Cabochon Ruby with Diamond Earrings Set in 18 Karat Gold
Located in Bangkok, TH
Cabochon Blue Sapphire 6.55 carats, Cabochon Ruby 6.74 carats with Diamond 0.40 carat Earrings set in 18 Karat Gold Settings Width: 2.0 cm Length: 4.5 cm Total Weight: 26.36 grams...
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2010s Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold

Moonstone, Carve Jade, Ruby, Diamond Butterfly Earrings in 18k White Gold
Located in Bangkok, TH
Moonstone 8.57 carats, Cabochon Ruby 0.16 carat, Jade 1.03 carats, Diamond 1.04 carats Earrings set in 18 Karat White Gold Settings Width: 1.6 cm Length: 3.2 cm Total Weight: 15.0...
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2010s Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Jade, Moonstone, Ruby, Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Gemolithos Byzantine Style, Handcrafted, Gem Set Earrings, 1970s-1980s
Located in Munich, DE
Byzantine Style, Handcrafted, Gem Set Earrings, 1970s-80´s, set with sapphires, rubies, emeralds & diamonds in 18K Gold.
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1970s Modern Vintage Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold

Ruby with Diamond Earrings Set in 14 Karat White Gold Settings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Ruby 0.60 carat with Diamond 1.0 carat Earrings set in 14 Karat White Gold Settings Width: 1.3 cm Length: 1.5 cm Total Weight: 5.82 grams "We first opened doors in 1980 when it ...
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2010s Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, Ruby, 14k Gold, White Gold

Platinum Diamond Ruby Butterfly Earrings
Located in Cincinnati, OH
Diamond and Ruby Butterfly Earrings Platinum- omega backs are 14KW Each earring is outlined with 30 channel set rubies. Center of each butterfly is set with a cabochon ruby approxim...
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21st Century and Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, Ruby, Platinum, 14k Gold

18 Karat Gold Invisible Clip-On Earrings
Located in Bangkok, TH
The top quality Ruby which make in invisible setting.We set the stone in perfection as we are professional in this kind of setting more than 40 years.The invisible is a highly techni...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

Bulgari Ruby Diamond Gold Necklace and Earring Suite
Located in New York, NY
A 1980's Bulgari ruby and diamond necklace and earring suite in 18k gold; the necklace designed as a series of oval-shaped links, each set with a rectangular ruby, two oval diamonds ...
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1980s Vintage Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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White Diamond, Ruby, Diamond, 18k Gold, Gold

Diamond Ruby 18 Karat White Gold Invisible Clip-On Earrings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Diamond Ruby 18 Karat Gold Invisible Clip on Earrings The top quality Ruby which make in invisible setting.We set the stone in perfection as we are professional in this kind of sett...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

M .Gerard Diamond Ruby Drop Earrings
Located in New York, NY
M GERARD Diamond Ruby Drop Earrings in 18k Yellow Gold. Diamond weight approx. 10.00 carats total. Ruby weight approx. 2.50 carats total. Measures approx. 1.50″ in overall length, 0....
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1980s Vintage Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold

Tiffany & Co. Vintage Diamond Ruby 18K Gold Swirl Flower Clip-On Earrings
Located in Miami, FL
Fabulous Vintage Tiffany & Co. Earrings, with an exquisite Retro Design from the 1960s Era! Crafted in Solid 18k Yellow Gold, the timeless elegance is showcased by (10) Round Cut Di...
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1970s Retro Vintage Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold

1960s Diamond Ruby Sapphire Emerald 18K Gold Clip on Stud Earrings
Located in Miami, FL
See life in Vivid colors with these exquisite 1960s Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald Floral Clip On Earrings with a total approximate weight of 30.9 grams. Expertly Crafted in ...
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1960s Retro Vintage Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire, 18k Gold

18K Designer Ruby & Diamond Earrings
Located in Hicksville, NY
Item Details: Metal Type: 18k Yellow Gold [Hallmarked, and Tested] Weight: 11.0 grams Diamond Details: Weight: 1.31ct, total weight Cut: Round Brilliant Color: E/F Clarity: VS1 ...
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2010s Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold

Ruby with Diamond Flower Earrings Set in 18 Karat White Gold Settings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Ruby 13.60 carats with Diamond 0.60 carat Earrings set in 18 Karat White Gold Settings Width: 1.6 cm Length: 1.6 cm Total Weight: 12.32 grams "We first opened doors in 1980 when ...
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2010s Contemporary Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, White Gold

1980s Cabochon Ruby Diamond 18 Karat Gold Ear Clips
Located in New York, NY
Chic 1980s yellow gold diamond ear clips set with 12 perfectly matched bright white and sparkly round brilliant cut diamonds in each ear clip centered by a bezel set oval cabochon ruby.
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1980s Vintage Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Diamond, Ruby, Gold

Ruby Earrings Set in 18 Karat Gold Settings
Located in Bangkok, TH
Ruby 4.34 carats Earrings set in 18 Karat Gold Settings Width: 1.8 cm Length: 2.2 cm Total Weight: 11.37 grams "We first opened doors in 1980 when it was then situated in the vic...
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2010s Ruby Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold

Bulgari Colombian Emerald Ruby Earrings
Located in New York, NY
A pair of earrings set with Colombian cabochon emeralds and rubies, made by Bulgari. Weight of emeralds is approximately 8 carats. Circa 1980. Metal is 18k yellow gold, gross weight...
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20th Century Ruby Clip-on Earrings

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Emerald, Ruby, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage and Antique Ruby Jewelry

This deep red gem is the color of heat and passion — vintage and antique ruby jewelry is perfect for those born in the middle of summer.

Rubies are one of the few gemstones that can give diamonds a run for their money. Just consider the Van Cleef & Arpels “scarf” necklace the Duke of Windsor presented to the Duchess on her 40th birthday, in 1936 — set with diamonds and dripping with rubies, a testament to the deep-red gemstone’s power — or the slippers encrusted with 4,600 rubies that Harry Winston made to commemorate the Wizard of Oz’s golden anniversary. July babies have permission to adorn themselves with this beautiful red stone even when it’s not their birthday.

Rubies are considered precious stones — along with diamonds, sapphires and emeralds — and have a hardness of 9.0 on the Mohs Scale, surpassed only by Moissanite and diamonds. They are composed of corundum, a colorless mineral that is also the basic material of sapphires. In the July birthstone, the red of the gemstone — and the various hues seen in sapphires — are produced by the presence of trace elements. In the case of a ruby, this element is chromium. Rubies range in color from vermilion to a violet red. They are also pleochroic, which means that a stone’s hue can vary depending on the direction of viewing. The most sought-after color is pigeon’s blood: pure red with a hint of blue.

Rubies that are hosted in dolomite marble are the most prized: Because the marble is low in iron, so are the rubies, resulting in a more intense color. Rubies found in basalt, which has a higher iron content, are generally darker and less intense.

When shopping for antique and vintage ruby jewelry, remember that the 4Cs of selecting the perfect diamond — color, clarity, cut and carat — also apply to rubies.

According to the Gemological Institute of America, the color of the July birthstone should be a vibrant to slightly purplish red, and that the stone should be clear and inclusion free. Accordingly, the cut should show off its color and clarity. As for the last criterion, fine rubies more than a carat in weight are rare. Often, large rubies are more expensive than diamonds of comparable weights.

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