Ruby is the birthstone of July, the zodiacal stone of Capricorn, and it is usually gifted on the 15th and 40th wedding anniversaries.
In Vedic astrology, it is associated with the Sun.
It is a symbol of passion. It is associated to some powers, such as harmony, protection and wisdom. Found in the Bible, it is mentioned several times and associated with wisdom and beauty.
Ruby is the most valuable red gemological variety of the corundum. It owes its color to chrome.
The name Ruby derives from the Latin “ruber”.