Rubies have a long tradition of being linked with mankind, and its roots can be traced as far back as the bible. Indeed, the Breastplate of Aaron was said to contain “sardius”, the old world name for Rubies. The brilliant red hue of a ruby is perfect for stepping out for a night out in the town or for dressing up, and it is the birthstone for those born in the month of July.
Rubies are a red variety of Corundum, a naturally occurring mineral that is the second hardest known to man. You will find that rubies take on many hues, some resembling a shade nearing pink while others are blood red in nature. Red is a fiery color signifying passion, and what better birthstone for those born in July than a birthstone that stands for love, passion and valor? The red color of rubies doesn’t just have aesthetic value either, for the first lasers made by man used artificial ruby crystals.
A little known fact about rubies is that it one of the rarest gemstones in the world, even rarer to find than a diamond. This rarity only further solidifies the belief that rubies make for an excellent gift to couples celebrating an anniversary in July or for those born in the month of July. Ruby is one of the four stones that are considered precious stones, making it a great gift for loved ones.
Come check out our range of ruby infused jewellery; your near and dear ones can’t get a better expression of your love this July!
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