July Birthstone: Ruby

July Birthstone: Ruby

Welcome to the enchanting month of the ruby!

This captivating gemstone, belonging to the corundum mineral family (aluminium oxide), exhibits a striking range of colours from delicate pink hues to intense blood-red shades.

Rubies, along with amethyst, sapphire, emerald, and diamond, are esteemed members of the traditional cardinal gems, known for their timeless allure.

Derived from the Latin word 'ruber' meaning red, the ruby derives its exquisite color from the presence of chromium.

While Burma was historically renowned as the primary source of rubies, these precious stones have also been discovered in various countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, Afghanistan, Australia, Brazil, Colombia, India, Namibia, Japan, Scotland, Madagascar, Nepal, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, The Republic of Macedonia, and the United States.

Rubies are believed to embody the essence of life force, courage, passion, strength, enthusiasm, adventure, and protectiveness.

Not only do they stimulate physical well-being by enhancing the body's vital energy, but rubies also inspire emotional traits such as self-confidence, a zest for life, trust, and willingness. On a spiritual level, they instil courage and altruism, kindling the flame of heroism within.

As the birthstone for July, ruby jewellery serves as a remarkable gift for birthdays, anniversaries, or as a symbolic token for the arrival of newborns during this special month.

If you have a dream ruby jewellery piece in mind, we are here to bring your vision to life. Our team can sketch out ideas and showcase our extensive collection of stunning rubies. We also offer personalised sourcing for that one-of-a-kind ruby you desire.

Explore our exquisite range of ruby jewellery available for purchase online and in-store. We invite you to visit us at 24 St Quentin Avenue Claremont or contact us to learn more about our offerings.

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