Though rubies and sapphires appear different, in fact they are chemically made of the same material. They are corundum, a natural oxide of aluminum and come in a rainbow of other colors. We get our rubies and sapphires from Sri Lanka. Our Sri Lankan sapphires have a cornflower blue that is both exquisite and rare. Metaphysically, red rubies have been associated with love and passion.
Read an article about The Myth and Lore of Ruby.