The ruby is one of the most famous gems and is the July birthstone. Ruby is a gem typically found in hues of red and has been honored throughout history. Wearing a ruby has been thought to attribute protection as the ruby, in the hands of its rightful owner, has been thought to glow darker in the presence of threatening evil. Rubies have also been crushed up to heal such sicknesses as indigestion. This classic July birthstone poem also speaks of some of the powers attributed to the ruby:
“The gleaming Ruby should adorn,
All those who in July are born,
For thus they’ll be exempt and free,
From lover’s doubts and anxiety.”
Clearly the July birthstone, by its everlasting fire within it, has been thought to bring everlasting love to its owners. The Ruby gemstone has clearly earned its title as the July Birthstone. Perhaps presenting your loved one with a July birthstone in a stunning rosary would make a great gift for your loved one. The rosary is one of the most popular catholic prayer beads and makes a stunning gift to anyone whom wishes to fall in love with Christ and their spiritual Mother, the Mother of God. A July birthstone rosary is both beautiful through its adornment with rubies and a tool of encouragement for your loved one in their prayer life. If you would like to learn more about rosaries, birthstones, and birthstone rosaries please read our Birthstone Rosaries Guide. I hope that you will consider giving your loved one a beautiful July birthstone rosary.