The name is derived from the Latin word ruber, meaning “red” – the colour of love and passion. Ruby is the birthstone of July.

The ruby is a lustrous, deep red stone that has been adored for its beauty, durability and symbolic meaning for thousands of years. Through the ages, the ruby has represented nobility, strength and passionate love. This vibrant red ruby birthstone is the perfect gift for anyone born in July or anyone who belongs to the Cancer star sign, as the stunning jewel is perfect to enhance their highly intuitive and sensitive personalities and bring them opportunities and good luck.