The Birthstone for July is Ruby
July birthstone jewelry, set with the Ruby gemstone or the alternative birthstone Carnelian, is an ideal personal, meaningful gift for your friends and relatives with birthdays in July. Or choose a special piece for yourself to wear during the month of July. Designs with glass crystals or beads in the July birthstone color of red are also popular.
The July birthstone Ruby is associated with devotion, integrity, courage and happiness and ruby jewelry is often given as an engagement gift.
Rubies have a primary color of deep red with secondary hues of pink, orange and violet indicating the country of origin. Rubies are one of the four precious gemstones - Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald. The alternative July gemstone, Carnelian, occurs in warm red shades and is often carved into cabochons and beads.
Browse our recommended selection of July jewelry below - handmade by skilled artisans with good quality gemstones and excellent craftsmanship. The images and links will take you to that artisan's online store where you can view further information and deal directly with the artist. Most also offer custom orders and personalized options.
July Birthstone Rings set with Ruby in Sterling Silver
Stephanie of Metalicious, based in New York USA, took a metalsmithing class on a whim in 1995 and has never looked back. Running an ethical business is very important to her and Stephanie only uses reclaimed or recycled fine metals and ethically sourced gemstones in her jewelry. The green ethic extends to office supplies and packaging to ensure her business makes as little impact on the environment as possible, so helping towards a better future for her children.
Here is a selection of Stephanie's unique July birthstone rings set with ravishing Ruby:
July Birthstone Necklaces set with Raw Ruby
Brittany of Catching Wildflowers in Maryland, USA, loves to design unusual and inspirational pieces and has a passion for creating with her hands. She adores creating unique jewelry with crystals and raw stones which she calls gifts from the earth. Brittany also stocks a selection of beautiful rough crystals and gemstones. Most of her jewelry has a choice of sterling silver or gold filled finish.
Here is a selection of her lovely July birthstone necklaces with natural raw Ruby:
July Birthstone Earrings set in Sterling Silver or Gold Fill
Alona Milton is the self taught jewelry designer behind Moonlight Designs based in Alaska, USA. Alona especially loves raw natural gemstones that are used in many of her exquisite designs. She searches for unusual pieces from around the world to create that unique piece of handmade jewelry that you will cherish for many years to come. Her collection includes handmade birthstone jewelry, mother-daughter matching necklaces and little girls jewelry. Her wire wrapped earrings are made with hand oxidized sterling silver or 14K gold fill.
Here is a selection of Alona's stunning July birthstone earrings with natural Ruby:
July Birthstone Bracelets set with Natural Ruby
Stormy is the artisan behind The House of Minerals and has mastered the intricate process of electroforming to create unique copper settings in her jewelry. Stormy is based in Louisiana USA and has a deep love of nature and a passion for the craft of handmade jewelry. She sets raw natural stones in her unusual bracelet and necklace designs and adds sparkling pyrite accents for that special touch.
Here is a selection of Stormy's beautiful July birthstone bracelets set with natural Ruby:
July Birthstone Jewelry with Lab Created Rubies
David and Helen Worcester are the owners of Verbena Place Jewelry USA, both holding jewelry certifications and have been in business for many, many years. David is the jewelry designer and producer and Helen sources the gemstones and takes care of the administration. The high quality Chatham created Rubies used in their exquisite designs are far more economical and have less environmental impact than mined gemstones.
Here is a selection of David’s stunning July birthstone jewelry set in Argentium Silver: