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Friday, July 18, 2014

July Birthstone : Ruby

July's birthstone brings us the deep spark of ruby. The stone was once believed to contain a drop of the earth's blood & stories tell that rubies were self-luminous. Called the 'lamp stone', Hindu priests believed that the homes of the gods were lit by enormous emeralds and rubies and Greek legends told the story of a female stork, who repaid the kindness of Heraclea by bringing her a brilliant ruby so bright that it illuminated Heraclea’s room at night. Here are some of our own luminous creations - our best-selling Ruby Strand with 18k beads alongside our Gem Vine Earrings, here paired beautifully with Garnet & Ruby.





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Welcome to Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks is a small handmade jewelry company based in Massachusetts. Fulfilling a lifelong interest in adornment, Rebekah started the company out of her loft in Brooklyn in 1998. The jewelry has gone on to sell in over 250 boutiques across the US, Europe & Japan.

In 2004 we relocated from New York City to Massachusetts. In 2007 we opened our flagship retail store in Northampton, Mass. Featuring a complete collection of our jewelry alongside antique finds from the Edwardian, Deco & Georgian periods.

As of September 2012 we've opened our 2nd location at 17 Brattle Street in the heart of Harvard Square, Cambridge. This jewel-box of a shop features an ever-evolving collection of our own handmade jewelry and wedding rings accompanied by an expanded selection of antique pieces. Come visit us!

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