It’s July and that means a new birthstone to find out about! This month’s birthstone is beautiful red Ruby

Rubies are considered to represent love, health and wisdom. It was believed wearing a fine red Ruby bestows good fortune on its owner. A Ruby is the most valuable gemstone and its value increases based on its colour and quality.

July Birthstone Ruby Charm Bracelets from nomination

Pretty Nomination charms with real rubies

Very few rubies actually grow large enough to crystallize into fine quality gems, and these can bring even higher prices than diamonds. They are also very delicate, which again increases their value.  

Ruby birthstone Jewellery from Thomas sabo

Gorgeous Ruby inspired Charms and Watches from Thomas Sabo and a Birthday themed Cherish Locket from Dower & Hall... 

The most expensive piece of ruby jewelry every sold at auction is known as “The Sunrise Ruby.” This 25.59 carat Burmese ruby and diamond ring was sold in May of 2015 for just over 30 million dollars.

But your budget doesn't run into the millions and you want to treat yourself or a friend with a July birthday, take a peek at our full edit...