The July birthstone, Ruby, is a gem that’s been cherished for thousands of years. The healing energy of Ruby's medicine encourages you to look deep within yourself, and allow the light to transform the pain. When you can truly accept yourself and all life's challenges, YOU will truly SHINE. Rubies enhance passion in all areas of your life. They deepen your sensual aspects of self, allowing you to receive a flow of life-force energy and creativity.