The July birthstone, ruby, is a timeless symbol of love and makes a truly personal July birthday gift. See our favorite ruby birthstone jewelry gifts, from custom bracelets to dazzling earrings.


The ruby gemstone, with its deep red hues, has symbolized romance, passion and the heart’s desire for thousands of years; they are even referenced in the Bible. Known as the "king of precious stones,” ruby has been esteemed since ancient times. In Ancient Greece, women believed wearing rubies would bring them love and physical beauty. Today, a gift of ruby jewelry is a timeless example of your love and care.

Myanmar (formerly Burma) is the source for the world’s finest quality rubies, known as “Burmese rubies.” Learn about ruby’s other special characteristics.

When shopping for birthstone jewelry gifts, always shop with professional jewelers -- look for jewelry stores that are Jewelers of America Members -- who can show you a range of options and explain any special properties of the birthstone jewelry.

Browse jewelry and jewelry gift ideas by other Jewelers of America designer members in our Jewelry Gallery.

All birthstone jewelry pictured is by jewelry designers who are members of Jewelers of America and uphold the highest social, environmental and ethical business practices.
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