Ruby, meaning and symbolism
Symbol of power and courage, but also of passionate love, it seems that the first rubies were discovered in India: very few Indians had the courage to sell it, as considered a sacred stone. Used by the nobility, the courageous but cruel Cesare Borgia wore one on his finger, called, in fact, the fire of the Borgias. In fact, in ancient times it was believed that the ruby had supernatural powers and that wearing it guaranteed victory, love and happiness.
Sapphire, meaning and symbology
Symbol of chastity , happiness and peace, the sapphire is considered the most spiritual stone of all. Its meaning, in fact, is the celestial beatitude, so much so that according to the Bible the celestial throne would be just this stone. And, not at home, the ancient Persians were convinced that the blue of the sky was nothing but a giant sapphire on which the earth stood. Stone of wisdom, power and loyalty, in the Middle Ages it was called the Bishop's stone because of its alleged ability to elevate the human spirit.