Being a July birthstone, ruby is considered the king of gems and represents love, health and wisdom.
Ancient people called ruby “the stone of the Sun”: it was believed that it is able to cure the brain and heart, renew blood, restore strength, improve memory. The Sun gives ruby (both faceted and uncut types) powerful energy. In folk medicine, ruby was also believed to transmit itsnhealing properties to water (when infused with it). The stone can also help to cure insomnia and constant fatigue.
Indian magicians believe that it gives unlimited power, ruby strengthens the sense of unity with others, generosity and capacity for compassion.
As a talisman, he inspires a man to do great things, gives courage awakens passion, pushing the exploits.
Since ruby is the July birthstone, it is a great choice for people born under Cancer and Leo zodiac signs.