- Alternative Names: Ruby can be referred to as Corundum as that is the stone family it belongs to.
- Crystal System: Trigonal
- Formation: Primary or Tertiary
- Hardness Mohs: 9
- Rarity: The better the quality the rare and more expensive the stone.
- Location found: Thailand, Cambodia, Burma, India, Afghanistan, Australia, Namibia, Colombia, Japan, Scotland, Brazil and Pakistan
- Mineral Class: Oxide, Corundum Family
- Colour: Red to pinky red
- Forms: natural, polished, cut/carved and common in Jewelry
- Birthstone: July
Ruby Mythology History: The word Ruby comes for the latin word rubeus meaning red which was named due to its brilliant colour. Ruby was considered to be connected to the sun by all of the old cultures in both Europe and India and was thought to represent life force, inner fire, love and passion.
Ruby Metaphysical Healing Properties: Rubies encourages passion and enthusiasm for life all areas of your life. It is a stone of abundance, and will help you to retain wealth and passion for all things. It can bring up anger and negative emotion that you are holding and allow you to release them and Ruby will encourage you to have positive thoughts. Rubies help to stimulate the mind so that it becomes sharper with more awareness and makes it easier to concentration. Ruby is a very balancing stone and will help you to overcome exhaustion and yet can calm hyperactivity.
Chakra – Heart and Root Chakra
Healing – It detoxifies the body, blood, lymph and treats fevers. Good for heart and circulation. Stimulates adrenals, kidneys and spleen.
- Ruby should be worn for a long periods of time in direct contact with the body in a piece of jewelry
- Ruby makes a great hand comforter when you are trying to work out or solve an issues
- Ruby is fantastic to use in grid work particularly when you want to bring through the element of passion into your intent.
- Ruby works well when laid directly on the Heart or Root chakras during meditation or healings
Ruby Products for Sale
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