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Ruby · Microfaceted · Round · 2mm, 3mm, 4mm

SKU 4RdRub02MF008

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Strand Length: approx. 15.5 inches.

These natural Ruby beads have not been treated to enhance color or clarity in any way.

Breathtaking passionate shades of deep red to pink. These distinctive stones promote spontaneity, joy, and laughter, while exuding class and confidence - perfect for twirling your fingers around as you admire your crush from across the room. When paired with Blue Sapphire, they might just come over and say hello!

Ruby, a variety of the mineral corundum, forms deep within the Earth under immense heat and pressure.  This intense environment causes aluminum and oxygen atoms to bond together, creating the crystal structure of corundum. The presence of trace amounts of chromium within the crystal lattice imparts the ruby's distinctive red color, ranging from pinkish to deep crimson hues.

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Bead Count

Count of beads on a strand:

  • 2mm = 170 Beads
  • 3mm = 115 Beads
  • 4mm = 85 Beads
Note: These are general guidelines. The actually count may be greater or slightly less than stated.
Hole Size

Bead hole size ranges:

  • 2mm = 0.3mm to 0.5mm
  • 3mm = 0.3mm to 0.5mm
  • 4mm = 0.5mm to 0.8mm
Note: These are general guidelines. The actually hole size may be slightly larger or smaller than stated.

For beads 4mm and smaller, it is recommended to start with stringing wires no larger than .013inch / .33mm. This will ensure a proper fit and in most cases allow for feeding of the wire tip back through the beads for a clean finish.

Elastic cords can be used with beads 4mm and larger, but it will not fit through most beads smaller than 4mm. It's recommended to use 0.5mm elastic cord.

These recommendations are intended to help guide you for a successful project. With time and experience you'll discover what works best for your designs.

Customer Reviews

Based on 15 reviews

Wow. What a perfect size and color. Shines with other colors put together as a bracelet

Ruby Microfaceted Beads

These ruby beads are lovely, with great faceting and color. I can see them paired with Ruby in Zoisite or Ruby in Kyanite, or even used alone in a design.


Great little gem beads, looking forward to making some jewelry with these

Maria R.
Beautuful color beads

They are so beautiful! Wish they were a little bigger but very happy with the purchase

Daisy g.

I live Ruby and these are a great color and faceted nicely

Mya H.
Awesome Rubies

Beautiful color nicely faceted raw stones. High quality and similar in distribution.

Cecilia F.
Super sparkly

Beautiful color and sparkle.


Beautiful quality