African Market Reveals Gem Find of a Lifetime
A whopping 450 total carats of natural rubies!
Years ago, while in Nigeria, I strolled through Onitsha’s Main Market, one of the largest in Africa. I’ve never seen so many items for sale in the same place. It’s so big that other markets have spun off from it.
Packed to the gills with both people and items for sale, it offers everything from clothing and computers to construction materials and car parts. It’s seemingly a one-stop shop for anything you could possibly need. While I was in the clothing and accessories area, a man beckoned me over. He was surrounded with jewelry and trinkets that seemed nice enough, but that wasn’t what he wanted to show me. From underneath a table, he pulled a startling necklace of Congo rubies that made my jaw literally drop. I’d never seen so many rubies in one necklace before.
It’s that necklace that inspired our Congo Ruby Collection, a necklace and bracelet set that features a whopping total of 450 carats of natural rubies! The necklace alone weighs in at 330 total carats. Crafted in a beaded style with yellow gold-finished spacers, this necklace and bracelet put the fine
This isn’t jewelry that’s just a nice present. This is jewelry that will absolutely shock the woman you give it to. As you place this jewelry around her neck and wrist, tell her that she’s wearing 450 total carats of genuine natural rubies and see her reaction.
You may want to keep a chair nearby, just in case she suddenly feels faint.
- Yellow Gold-finished brass setting
- Set includes; Necklace & Bracelet
- 330 ctw
- (35) round 10mm Natural red Ruby
- 18"+2" Length
- Lobster clasp
- 79 grams
- 120 ctw
- (14) round 10mm Natural red Ruby
- 7 1/2"+2" Length
- Lobster clasp
- 31 grams
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