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Ruby is the birthstone for July. Symbolic of passion, protection and prosperity, ruby gemstones have been revered since ancient times. Ancients believed that it amplified energy, heightened awareness, promoted courage and brought success in wealth, love and battle Records suggest that rubies were traded along China’s North Silk Road as early as 200 B.C.
 Ruby is the red variety of the mineral corundum, colored by the element chromium. All other colors of gem-quality corundum are called sapphire, which means color is key for this royal gemstone
The red fluorescence power of ruby helped build the first working laser in 1960. Rubies—both natural and synthetic—are still used to make lasers, as well as watches and medical instruments.

Photo- Carmen Lucia Ruby 23 carats on exhibit at the Smithsonian

Ruby is the birthstone for July. Symbolic of passion, protection and prosperity, ruby gemstones have been revered since ancient times. Ancients believed that it amplified energy, heightened awareness, promoted courage and brought success in wealth, love and battle Records suggest that rubies were traded along China’s North Silk Road as early as 200 B.C. Ruby is the red variety of the mineral corundum, colored by the element chromium. All other colors of gem-quality corundum are called sapphire, which means color is key for this royal gemstone The red fluorescence power of ruby helped build the first working laser in 1960. Rubies—both natural and synthetic—are still used to make lasers, as well as watches and medical instruments. Photo- Carmen Lucia Ruby 23 carats on exhibit at the Smithsonian

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