All gemstones are beautiful, but rubies are absolutely amazing. They're red and sparkly. For centuries, people have been choosing them as special gifts and wearing on very special occasions. However, there also have been all sorts of stories about rubies bringing bad luck and danger into a person's life. Do rubies really have special properties as some people believe? The British royals love wearing all kinds of stones: diamonds, sapphires, emeralds. But you can hardly see a member of the royal family wearing a ruby. I this video I'm gonna explain where this tradition came from and which royal started banning rubies and saying they bring bad luck. #brightside Preview photo credit: Queen Victoria of England: By Everett Collection/Shutterstock.com, https://www.shutterstock.com/image-illustration/queen-victoria-england-252139597 Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/: Sarah, Duchess of York wedding: By Elke Wetzig (https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=14947495), Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Sophie: By Frankie Fouganthin (https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=26670919) Princess Margaret 1965: By Nijs, Jac. de / Anefo – http://hdl.handle.net/10648/aaa8596e-d0b4-102d-bcf8-003048976d84, CC BY-SA 3.0 nl https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/nl/deed.en, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=32651668 The Duke and Duchess of York in Townsville: By Queensland State Archives – https://flic.kr/p/a8UhYq, CC BY 3.0 au https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/deed.en, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=68808349 Las Glorias Nacionales: By Fondo Antiguo de la Biblioteca de la Universidad de Sevilla from Sevilla – https://flic.kr/p/77CCSX, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=51650414 Galaxy Macau mall The Promenade shops: By S MAISOUE, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=84098724 Animation is created by Bright Side.
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