Ruby is the birthstone for July and the traditional gift for the 15th and 40th anniversary! Ruby comes from the Latin word for red “rubens.”
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 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. This stone, with its durability and lustre, represents love and passionate romance. Ruby is also considered influential in matters of health and fortune.
It is associated with the month of July and is identical to Sapphire in many ways except the colour.