July's Birthstone is Ruby
Giving a piece of jewellery containing a birthstone gem will bring the wearer with good luck and protection. What is the Birth stone for July?
The birthstone for July is ruby. The ruby is commonly considered the “king” of gemstones and is believed to carry good fortune.
The word Ruby is derived from the Latin word "ruber" which means "red" which reflecting the colour of the stone. Rubies come from the mineral, corundum – which also forms sapphires. The difference is their color.
The July birthstone reflects some of the properties with which the Ruby is associated - devotion, integrity, courage, happiness, confidence and strength.