This precious gemstone is widely considered to be the king of precious stones and also one of the hardest. This stunning, vibrant red gemstone is the perfect symbol of love. It is also associated with good luck and protection and in ancient times was believed to protect the wearer from evil.

  • Symbolism and meaning: Love, passion, good luck, protection.
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Birthstone:  July
  • Mined in: Kenya, Tanzania, Madagascar, Thailand, Burma, Myanmar, Pakistan, Brazil and the U.S.
  • Derives from: Latin word, ruber.