Vanity Fair - July 2020

Rubies for July

by Livia Primo Lack

Step aside diamonds. As we enter a new month, it’s time to shine the light on the most coveted of coloured gemstones: rubies. The birthstone of July, this king of precious stones is known for its rarity, hardness and beauty. A universal symbol of passion and romance, nothing says “I love you” like a deep red ruby.