Ruby is regarded as one of the precious stones. It is thought to promote sexual energy and is said to strenghten the immune system against infectious diseases. Ruby has also been said to fortify the heart and combat low blood pressure.
Amber is a fossil resin formed over a period of 50 million years. It is organic and not a mineral ranging in colour from light brown to dark brown to white and green. Legend has it that amber has been used to stimulate the metabolism and treat skin complaints. It is always linked to allergic respiratory problems and this can be greatly eased by wearing amber close to the chest.
Carnelian is said to symbolize activity and is thought to promote helpfulness, idealism and encourages a community spirit. It is also linked to treatment of blood disorders and blocked arteries. A form of quartz it comes in every shade of yellow to deep orange and brown..
July's birthstones are Ruby, Amber and Carnelian
THE BIRTHSTONES/ELEMENTS FOR JULY ARE RUBY, AMBER AND CARNELIAN. OF COURSE RUBY AND CARNELIAN ARE STONES BUTAMBER IS A FOSSILISED RESIN AND AS SUCH DOES NOT COMPLY TO THE DESCRIPTION OF STONES.