Birthstone July – Ruby

Ruby, the gemstone for the month of July is available in a range of red hues from purplish and bluish red to orange-red. It represents passion, protection and prosperity.

Earlier, the Chinese believed that the gemstone has the power to protect and hence with this thought in their minds they adorned their armor with rubies. Not only this, but they also buried the stone beneath the foundation of their building to secure good fortune.

Ruby is believed to enhance energy, instill courage, bring success, wealth, etc and its red colour is often associated with blood.