July’s birthstone: The Ruby

Good news for those born in July, your birthstone is the always gorgeous Ruby. The Ruby is considered one of the most historically significant colored gemstones. Commonly called the “king of precious stones.”

With a hardness of 9 on the Mohs scale, Ruby is a beautiful stone that will last for generations with proper care.

The color of the Ruby is associated with some of the most intense emotions—love and anger, passion and fury. Ruby is associated with objects of power and desire as the vivid hue also signifies wealth and success.

Here are some last quick facts about this amazing gemstone

It is the gift of choice for 15th and 40th wedding anniversaries

Ruby is the gemstone for the Zodiac sign of Capricorn

It’s said that if a ruby is worn on the left hand it will bring good fortune to its wearer