The ruby is the birthstone in July
The ancient Indians believed that the ruby possessed an inner fire that not only conferred long life, but even helped to heat a cauldron. Apart from bringing luck at play, rubies were believed in the Middle Ages to possess prophetic powers and to darken their colour when disaster threatened. They were worn by Burmese as talismans to protect against illness, misfortune and injury, and were once known as "drops of blood from the heart of Mother Earth". Today, the ruby is the official birthstone for July. A few of the ancient terms used to describe the colour of the ruby are "dove's blood", which has just become very fashionable again, and "ox blood".
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