July Birthstone: Ruby
- FUN FACT: In 1989, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, jewelry designer Harry Winston spent months creating a pair of real ruby slippers set with 4,600 Rubies — at $3M, effectively the most expensive shoes in the world. (The original shoes were made with red sequins.)
- MEANING OF RUBY: Happiness ♦ Passion ♦ Success
- SUPPOSED HEALING PROPERTIES OF RUBY: Promoting vitality, health, wellness, success, and peaceful living, and shielding wearers and their wealth from enemies, negative energy, or other perils.
- VIEW MORE: To learn more about the history, supposed healing properties, and meaning of Ruby, check out our gemstone feature. View all of our Ruby jewelry here.