Ruby is a red variety of corundum in the form of tabular crystals commonly sourced in India, Madagascar and Thailand.
Ruby is the modern birthstone for July and the ancient birthstone for December. It is also the stone for Capricorn in the signs of the zodiac.
It brings health, balance, energy, wealth, knowledge, creativity, passion and protection. It can help with decision-making, new beginnings and change.
Ruby promotes the health of the immune system and circulatory systems. It can be good for anaemia, low blood pressure and fever.