July’s birthstone is instantly recognisable with its beautiful deep red. Ruby is the birthstone for July & the gemstone of the 40th wedding anniversary.
Ruby is said to stir the imagination & arouse the senses. The stone of love, it is believed to impart wealth, health, wisdom & success. The second hardest gemstone after diamonds, rubies are valued by clarity, colour, cut & carat with the finest being dark to purplish red.