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  • Ruby: The Red Birthstone of July

    July’s birthstone is among one of the most highly prized gems throughout history. The ruby was considered to have magical powers, and was worn by royalty as a talisman against evil. It was thought to grow darker when danger was imminent. Rubies are made from Corundum. The mineral corundum creates two distinct stones, the first is ruby, and the second is sapphires. Sapphires can come…

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