This stunning Red Ruby bracelet was made by stringing semi precious garnet stones on sturdy cord (fireline) and then crocheting them for hours with a tiny hook. The bracelet is so beautiful that you or someone special could wear it for any occasion to dress up an outfit or for a casual day. It measures out to 7" around and could be stacked with other bracelets. The faceted cut of the rough Ruby brings out the sparkle of the stones and the gold filled toggle and findings brings this piece all together. There is a matching necklace if your interested in purchasing it too. A July birthstone and if you are interested in knowing a bit more about Ruby here's a little info. Today, you can find Rubies in Macedonia, Mexico, Madagascar, Pakistan, Vietnam, Nepal, Cambodia, Thailand, India, and even Greenland. Natural Ruby is one of four “precious” gemstones (including Diamond, Emerald and Sapphire) known its rarity, monetary value, and hardness (second only to Diamond). Ruby is red Corundum, an aluminum oxide mineral with chromium responsible for its rich, red color. The name comes from the Latin word rubeus, meaning “red,” and until 1800 when Ruby was recognized as a variety of Corundum, red Spinels, Tourmalines, and Garnets were also believed to be Ruby.Ruby is considered a blood stone, strengthening the heart, myocardium, ventricles and coronaries, and stimulating good circulation and blood flow. It is also an aid in treating disorders or disease of the heart. Ruby allows the sharing of loving energy despite past hurts, bringing up anger or negative energy for transmutation. Ruby carries the frequency of the enlightened Base Chakra, stimulating the flow of life-force energy or chi through the body. It strengthens the ability to meet one’s needs and manifest one’s desires, and is powerful in activating the kundalini. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ordering is easy. Just click the add to cart button on the right and purchase with a credit card or PayPal and I’ll have your new jewelry nicely packaged and on the way to you in no time! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Handcrafted in our shop in the South End, Boston Massachusetts. Click below to see more from Hidden Jewel: https://www.etsy.com/shop/HiddenJewelSE Please contact me if you have any questions or special order request. Thanks! And "Like" me on facebook to keep up on my new arrivals and special offers! http://www.facebook.com/hiddenjewelse Contact us if you would like different sizes or colors. We love to make people custom orders.