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July's birthstone is Ruby


Rubies are renowned for their vivid red colour, symbolising passion, love, and power. The mesmerising hue is due to the presence of chromium in the crystal structure of the gemstone. The intensity of the red can vary, ranging from a vibrant crimson to a deep burgundy, captivating the beholder with its fiery splendor.

Rubies have earned the title "King of Gemstones" due to their exceptional rarity, durability, and timeless beauty. Alongside Diamonds, Sapphires, and Emeralds, Rubies are classified as one of the "Big Four" gemstones, coveted for their historical significance and exceptional value.

We have a fantastic selection of Ruby jewellery. Please feel free to call in and browse at your leisure or contact us for any special requirements involving this stunning stone.

Throughout history, Rubies have been associated with power, passion, and prosperity. They are considered symbols of love, courage, and success. In ancient cultures, Rubies were believed to possess protective properties, warding off evil and bringing good fortune to their wearers.

The finest and most sought-after Rubies originate from Myanmar (formerly Burma). Burmese Rubies are cherished for their intense red colour, often described as "pigeon's blood" red. These rare gems possess a captivating allure that has captivated gem enthusiasts for centuries.

Rubies are found in various regions worldwide, including Myanmar, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, and Mozambique.

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