We can’t let July slip by without featuring this month’s birth stone, the ruby, in our series on fabulous engagement rings! This stunning gem stone ranges in color from blood red to wine to plum to magenta—evoking passion, drama, romance. The ruby is also said to guarantee health, wisdom, wealth and success in love. Sounds perfect for a ring to “pop the question” with, don’t you agree? We’ve gathered a dazzling dozen of ruby and diamond engagement rings for you to see what features are available below a price ceiling of $5,000. Prepare to have your breath taken away!
Ruby and Diamond Engagement Rings Below $5K
Take your pick from different cuts of rubies—round, oval, square, cushion cut, princess cut—embellished with brilliant diamonds surrounding the ruby and lining the band. Be captivated by the varied setting designs all in the currently popular rose gold!
1 – Ruby (1/3 ct. t.w.) and Diamond (1/3 ct. t.w.) Square Ring in 14k Rose Gold from Macy’s
A unique square-cut ruby (1/3 ct. t.w.) is framed with round-cut diamonds (1/3 ct. t.w.) set in a 14k rose gold band.
2 – Rosa by EFFY Ruby (3-1/8 ct. t.w.) and Diamond (1/2 ct. t.w.) Ring in 14k Rose Gold from Macy’s
Round-shape pavé-set diamonds (1/2 ct. t.w.) grace the 14k rose gold band of this beautiful cushion-shape ruby (3-1/8 ct. t.w.) ring designed by EFFY.
3 – 14k Rose Gold Ring, Ruby (1-9/10 ct. t.w.) and Diamond (1/2 ct. t.w.) Cushion-Cut Ring from Macy’s
A cushion-cut ruby (1-9/10 ct. t.w.) is surrounded by sparkling, round-cut diamonds (1/4 ct. t.w.) on a triple-split shank 14k rose gold band.
7 – Custom Rose Gold Ruby and Diamond Engagement Ring (Item # 102453) from Joseph Jewelry
8 – Split Shank Oval Ruby and Diamond Halo Ring from Angara
9 – 1.10 ct. t.w. Ruby and .21 ct. t.w. Diamond Three-Stone Ring in 14kt Rose Gold from Ross-Simons
10 – 1.20 Carat Ruby and .70 ct. t.w. Diamond Ring in 14kt Rose Gold (Item # 842243) from Ross-Simons
11 – The San Remo Ring from Brilliant Earth. This Victorian ring boasts a round lab-created ruby and two cultured seed pearl accents in a feminine rose gold setting. Only one available.
Which one in this gorgeous lot of Ruby Engagement Rings caught your fancy? Drop us a line in the comments below.