(SPL00132) Ruby faceted beads
A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone. The red color is caused mainly by the presence of the element chromium. Its name comes from ruber, Latin for red. Other varieties of gem-quality corundum are called sapphires.The ruby is considered one of the four precious stones, together with the sapphire, the emerald and the diamond.
Size: (smallest bead) 7x7.5x6.5mm/ (largest bead) 10x20x9mm/
Length: 18 5/8 inches/ 475mm/ Polished/ Origins: Argentina