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July Birthstone: Ruby

July Birthstone: Ruby

Happy Birthday, July! The July birthstone is ruby. The ruby gets its name from the Latin word “ruber” meaning red. Called the Rajnapura (King of Gems) by ancient Hindus, the ruby is among the most highly prized gems throughout history. The ruby is a variety of the mineral Corundum, which is found as crystals that form within metamorphic rock. Corundum…

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