The modern birthstone for July is Ruby. Traditionally, the Ruby dates back to the ancient Polish, Russian and Hindu calendars while Onyx was more commonly traditional for other calendars. Other birthstones for the month of July include Carnelian, Sapphire, Sardonyx, and Turquoise. The Stone color associated with July is commonly Red.
July Ruby Poem
The glowing Ruby should adorn
Those who in warm July are born,
Then will they be exempt and free
From love’s doubt and anxiety.
- Gregorian birthstone poem printed in Notes and Queries, May 11, 1889.
|Ayurvedic (Ancient India) Birthstones||Ruby|
|Mystical (Tibetan origin) Birthstones||Ruby|
|Russian Birthstones||Ruby, Sardonyx|
|Astrological Birthstones (Leo: Jul-Aug)||Onyx, Carnelian, Sardonyx, Golden Topaz, Tourmaline|
|Planetary Stones (Sun: Jul-Aug)||Rock Crystal|
|Talismanic (Leo: Jul-Aug)||Diamond|