Saturday, June 28, 2014

July's Birthstone: Ruby

July's birthstone is the ruby.
We have a selection of stunning ruby colored vintage items at Bumbershoot Supplies and Bumbershoot Designs

Vintage Swarovski Crystal Rhinestone Earrings Ruby Red Gold.
Vintage Flower Buttons Ruby Red Plastic Shanks.

Vintage Glass Rhinestone Jewel Ruby Red Oval.
Rubies have for a long time been valued for their rarity and beauty. The color ruby has often held a treasured place in popular culture with references such as Dorothy's ruby slippers in The Wizard of Oz movie. 

Vintage French Sequins Ruby Red Satin Cupped Strand.
Vintage Swarovski Crystal Rhinestone Ruby Red Heart.
Vintage Rhinestone Ruby Red Crystal ss20.
 In 1870 Tiffany & Co. published a birthstone poem in one of their pamphlets. The July poem goes:

"The glowing ruby shall adorn,
Those who in July are born;
Then they'll be exempt and free
From love's doubts and anxiety."

Vintage Swarovski Rhinestone Chain Ruby Crystal.
Vintage Glass Flower Cabochon Ruby Red Star.
For carefree inspiration, we invite you to browse our vintage faux ruby collections at Bumbershoot Designs and Bumbershoot Supplies.

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