Listen up July babies, your birthstones have more benefits than you may realize! Carnelian and ruby are both used to amplify energy, good luck, and have the power to release Earth bound spirits if used together. Ruby can protect you from psychic attacks, violence, and can bring lightness into your life. Ruby also promotes creativity and is used to heal the Earth. Carnelian, on the other hand, is known as the “stone of action.” It will assist you in dedicating your life to your passions and ambitions. It awakens inherent talents and skills, and has the ability to increase perceptiveness.