The birthstone for July and the traditional gift for 15th and 40th anniversaries! Rubies are one of the most popular gemstones alongside emeralds and sapphires! Registered as a 9 on the Mohs scale of hardness- rubies are the hardest stones after diamonds!

 

Ruby comes from the Latin word for red “rubens.” Ruby is known as a protective stone that can bring happiness into the life of the wearer. Rubies represent great passion and have always been associated with deep love & courage.

 

Fallen in love with rubies yet? Stop by your local Bogart’s Jewellers to try one on today!