Chemical Formula: Al2O3:Cr
Traditional Birthstone of July
Ruby is an oxide mineral, and a type of corundum. It is one of the most sought after gems in the world, next to diamonds and sapphires. The Sanskrit translation of Ruby is “king of stones,” which describes it perfectly.
Ruby is the stone of passion and romance. It opens the heart and increases physical energy, making it a great stone to bring with you on an adventurous date.