Gemstone Blog — Ruby

July's Birthstone: Ruby!

Posted by Danielle Rautiainen on

There are hundreds (possibly thousands) of stories, myths, and legends that surround this positively royal Gemstone!   In certain Hindu beliefs it is believed that wearing a ruby protects them from their enemies. On the other hand in Burmese traditions if a soldier keeps a ruby under the skin, he will become invincible; and the Hebrews believed that if a dragon was carved on a ruby, it would bring prosperity and health.   Ruby is a pink to crimson colored Gemstone, and a variety of the mineral corundum, like Sapphires. Rubies are thought to be excellent stones for imparting vigor and...

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