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    Ruby – Natural, Cabochon, Black

    Historically, blood-red cabochons were called "carbuncles" and encompassed gems gemologists would now distinguish as rubies, garnets, spinels, etc. Now, these gems broadly share carbuncle folklore. This 14kt gold ring features a ruby "carbuncle." Photo courtesy of liveauctioneers.com and Quinn's Auction Galleries.

    Article: Ruby Symbolism

    Credit: Quinn’s Auction Galleries

    GemstoneRuby, Corundum
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Jewelry typeRing
    Gem StateCabochon