July birthstone: Ruby

July birthstone: Ruby

As July begins, let's discuss one of the most beautiful gemstones—the ruby, known as the birthstone for July.
With its deep red color and amazing sparkle, rubies are pretty much the rock stars of the gem world.
Whether you're a jewellery lover or just someone who likes shiny things, rubies have a way of capturing our hearts.
So, let’s dive into why rubies are not just trendy, but forever chic.

The History and Symbolism of Rubies.

Old School Legends:

Back in the day, rubies were thought to have some serious superpowers.

People believed they could protect you from evil and bring all sorts of good vibes. Isn't that awesome?

Love Vibes:

Rubies are all about love and commitment.

That’s why you’ll often see them in engagement rings or given as special anniversary gifts.

It’s like saying, “I love you to the moon and back,” but with a rock.

Celeb Love:
Did you know some big names have July birthdays?
Think Tom Hanks, Margot Robbie, Liv Tyler, and Tom Cruise.
Plus, celebs like Taylor Swift, Deepika Padukone, Rihanna, Priyanka Chopra, Scarlett Johansson, Penélope Cruz, Bella Hadid, Naomi Watts, and Emily Blunt all love to rock rubies.

Famous Rubies

Sunrise Ruby: One of the world's most famous rubies, originally mined in Burma. The Sunrise Ruby was set by Cartier into a ring with two diamonds, totaling 5 carats. In 2015, it fetched a staggering $30.42 million at Sotheby's auction, purchased by an anonymous Swiss buyer.

Why Choose Ruby Jewellery Today?

Eye-Catching Color:
Rubies have this amazing red color that really makes any piece of jewellery pop, whether it’s a ring, necklace, or earrings.

Meaningful Gifts:
Besides looking awesome, rubies symbolize love and prosperity.
They make great gifts that say, “You’re special to me.”

Works for Any Style:

Whether you like classic looks or something more modern, rubies fit in perfectly.

They’re super versatile and always in style.


At Annabel Jewellery, we’re all about celebrating the timeless beauty and cool history of rubies. Got a favorite ruby piece or a story to share? Drop a comment below! We’d love to hear from you.
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