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July BIrthstones

Modern – Ruby   Traditional – Ruby  Mystical - Ruby Ruby is considered one of the four traditional cardinal gemstones along with Emerald, Diamond, Amethyst and Sapphire.  It is a pinkish-red member of the Corundum mineral family along with Sapphire. Corundum is one of the hardest minerals, second only to diamonds.  All other Corundums are considered sapphires, even the lighter pink ones.  Rubies get the red coloring from their chromium and iron content.   Through history ruby was revered as a symbol of the sun.  It has been worn as an expression of passion, a talisman of protection and to aid in prosperity. Ruby signifies light to the darkness of one’s life and encourages one to “follow your bliss”.  Esoteric Attributes: Ruby Ruby's invigorating energy helps to overcome exhaustion and lethargy.  For...

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