Ruby – The only gemstone dedicated to celebrating a 40th wedding anniversary. A pink to blood-red coloured gemstone, considered to be one of the four precious stones, together with sapphire, emerald and diamond.
With so many years of marriage to celebrate and so many gemstones, why is ruby paired with 40 years of marriage? Well the answer is, rubies are thought to retain an eternal inner flame. This internal fiery red flame symbolises the passion and strength in a marriage, representing a strong and vibrant relationship after 40 years together.
AC Silver Ruby Gifts
Here at AC Silver we have a beautiful collection of rubies ranging from lockets, rings, earrings, brooches and bracelets. So panic over husbands, there’s an anniversary gift suitable for all the wives out there!
Firstly our antique Victorian 4.55 carat diamond and synthetic ruby, 18 carat yellow gold pendant/locket. The pear cut diamond creates a unique piece, encircled by nine oval cut synthetic rubies. The overall ‘heart’ shaped locket is a perfect gift to resemble your love to be worn close to your heart.
Secondly our antique 4.32 carat diamond and 1.38 carat natural ruby Art Deco style bracelet. This statement piece will most definitely catch people’s eyes, whether it’s the sparkle from the diamonds or the rich red hues of the rubies, it’s a beautiful, key accessory to dress up any outfit.
Thirdly the Victorian 0.32 ct diamond, seed pearl and ruby, 18 carat yellow gold key brooch. What more could a women want? A combination of diamonds, pearls and rubies – is this the key to your lady’s heart?! Significantly the key can resemble the strong bond that has kept this couple together for 40 years. Moreover the key locks away and stores all the happy memories a couple have experienced over the years.
Fourthly this exceptional vintage French 2.30 carat natural ruby and 1.85 carat diamond, platinum cluster ring. The floral design highlights a magnificent oval mixed cut natural ruby. The petals are represented by fifteen individually displayed, marquise cut diamonds, just the right amount to compliment the ruby. A beautiful dress ring to be worn on any occasion with any outfit, adding a little warmth and sparkle.
Lastly a pair of contemporary 0.38 carat natural ruby and 1.20 carat diamond, 18 carat white gold earrings. These classic earrings are a beautiful gift for any women. The unusual princess cut rubies are framed by sixteen pavé set modern brilliant round cut diamonds. Why not treat your loved one to not only one ruby but a pair which will be a gift of a lifetime, acknowledging 40 years together.