July Birthstone – Ruby

  Where it can be found The most recently found ruby deposit is in Myanmar. Rubies have historically been mined in Thailand, Cambodia, Burma, India, Afghanistan, Australia, Namibia, Colombia, Japan, Scotland, Brazil and in Pakistan.   Facts The word ruby comes from the Latin “rubens” which means red. Rubies are extremely strong, registering 9 on the Mohs scale of hardness. Read More…