These sterling silver and ruby studs are hand made in Melbourne. They measure 9mm x 11mm. Ruby is one of the rarest gems on Earth and is considered to be the King of Gemstones. It represents passion and is a symbol of the inextinguishable flame of the Sun. Ruby is one of the hardest gemstones, second only to Diamond. It is the birthstone of July. These stones are untreated rough faceted rubies from Mozambique. Their deep red-pink colour is unusual and pretty making these studs a beautiful statement piece that you could wear everyday.