How to Clean Rubies
The ruby isn’t just one of the most radiant and vibrant stones to signify love and romance, but it’s one of the strongest as well. And while the July birthstone, which is a corundum, ranks No. 9 on the Mohs scale right below the diamond, proper care and cleaning is integral to maintaining its shine and resilience. With just a bit of elbow grease, some patience and regular protection from harsh chemicals and abrasive objects, rubies can last a lifetime.