Each birthstone has a unique meaning – something special that resonates with the people born that month. Wearing a birthstone is a symbol of pride, whether you're wearing your own or one that represents someone you love.
Thought to be one of the four most precious stones (alongside diamonds, sapphires and emeralds), rubies have always been a highly coveted gemstone. Instantly recognised by its fiery and intense red colour, rubies symbolize love, passion, and the heat flowing through your body.
Rubies are known for their gorgeous red colouring, however, the colour also affects the value, if you love one particular colour more than another, that can hold a higher, more personal value. Generally, the “finest” Ruby has a pure, vibrant red to slightly purplish red colour. It can neither be too dark or too light. Dark Rubies tend to lose their brightness and light ones can start to resemble a pink diamond,
Ruby, the king of precious gems, is the birthstone for fortunate folks born in July. Whether you're showing your love for someone born in July, or celebrating a 15th or 40th wedding anniversary, there's no better gift than ruby gemstone jewelry.