approximate hole size: .6mm
approximately 185 beads per strand
Ruby is a dazzling, luxurious deep red stone, one of the most valuable and sought-after precious gemstones in the world. This gemstone has a rich and ancient history. Historians have traced documents back to 200 BCE that list Ruby as being traded along China’s Silk Road. Most Ruby is currently sourced from Thailand, India, Madagascar, and several other countries. Metaphysically, Ruby is believed to hold healing properties that enhance vitality and natural energy. This stone is also said to enhance romantic love, sensuality, and attraction.
Sapphire is a deep blue luxurious gemstone, widely renowned as one of the most valuable precious gemstones. Sapphire has a rich history across many religions, including Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity. This stone is most often found in Eastern Australia, Madagascar, Thailand, China, Sri Lanka, and even the U.S. state of Montana. Metaphysically, Sapphire is often used to enhance focus, self-discipline, and wisdom. Sapphire is also believed to connect us with our highest self.