Ruby, the birthstone of July and the traditional gift on your 40th wedding anniversary. One of the more expensive stones, this dynamic gem is known for its beautiful pink and red tones and durability. One of the 'big four' stones in the world, alongside, Diamonds, Sapphire and Emeralds.
Rubies are associated with root chakra and promote strength and balance. It is believed to bring peace and restfulness to the wearer as well as allowing them to overcome exhaustion.