This month in Florida, it’s HOT outside and you feel every bit of that heat when trying to run from the car to any air conditioned building. The month of July is just red hot and that is shown even with the birthstone…red hot ruby!
“The gleaming ruby should adorn, all those who in July were born,
For thus they’ll be exempt and free, from lovers doubts and anxiety. “
-UnknownRubies are part of the corundum family, so is sapphire. If fact, sapphires come in all colors and when they reach a certain color of red, they are called rubies. Rubies are a 9 out of 10 on the Mohs hardness scale, second only to diamond.
July Fun Facts:
~National ice cream, pickle, picnic, hotdog, and blueberry month
~The national days for Canada and France also occur in July like the United States’ Fourth of July
~The long hot days in July are also referred to as the “dog days of summer”
~Julius Caesar’s birth month
~Seven US Presidents have died in July which is more than any other month
~Zodiac signs are Cancer and Leo
~Birth Flower is the water lily
~Famous July birthday holders: Tom Cruise, Dalai Lama, Tom Hanks, Ringo Starr, and Liv TylerHappy Friday and if you happen to see a jewelry piece from today’s blog that you love, be sure to take advantage of our summer sale. Use coupon code: SPARKLE at checkout for 20% off your entire order!