Rubies are beneficial for courage, selflessness, heightened awareness, dynamic leadership, anger, concentration, and vigor. This crystal encourages you to follow your bliss, promoting positive dreams and clear visualization. It is a stone of abundance, it aids in retaining wealth and passion.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Rubies bring a zest for life and living, great for changes and new beginnings. Creates a positive outlook and awareness, fostering passion and creativity.
Rubies are thought to be excellent for those experiencing suffering or depression. Aids in enlightenment. It creates a healthy balance between emotions and logic.
The Physical Connection:
Rubies are thought to help increase energy and balance the body. It is also said to be beneficial for the menstrual cycle and the health of an embryo during pregnancy. It is believed to fortify the blood and strengthen the circulatory system and keep the heart healthy. It is also thought to have a positive effect on the kidneys, adrenals, and spleen.
The Chakras Connected to Ruby:
Heart Chakra, Root (Base) Chakra.
Aries, Leo, Cancer, Scorpio, Sagittarius.
Locations Found & History:
India, Madagascar, Mexico, Russia, Cambodia, Kenya, Myanmar, Thailand, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, and Sri Lanka. The deep red hue and sparkle of Rubies have been sought after for centuries. Ancient cultures revered this gemstone because it symbolized the color of healthy blood and the life force within them. Rubies are also one of the gemstones that are mentioned in the Bible. Ruby comes from the Latin word Ruber meaning red. It has always been one of the most highly valued gems among royalty and the upper classes and continues to be now.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Rubies are a type of corundum like Sapphires. They are very durable, and their color is vibrant and vivid. High-quality rubies make for the most expensive gems, and some have even cost over $100,000 per carat. To grade rubies, you must know a lot about them. Synthetic ruby gemstones can be created through flame fusion or the Czochralski process among other methods. Rubies are a highly revered gemstone, being of the same or sometimes even greater value as Diamonds and Sapphires. The prices of the gemstones depend on origin, color, size, and clarity ranging from $100 to $15,000 per carat. Myanmar or Burmese stones will be around $300 to $3,000 per carat. Polished stones are more expensive than raw Ruby gemstones. It has a Mohs hardness of 9.
How to Use Ruby:
Wear Ruby in jewelry on the fingers, neck, or place on your body for increased vitality.