Ruby is a red variety of corundum, an aluminIum oxide. It forms in prismatic, tabular, bi-pyramidal or rhombohedral crystals. It can also occur in granular or massive habits.
Until 1800, when Ruby was recognised as variety of corundum, red Spinels and Garnets were also believed to be Ruby. The intense red colour of ruby comes from chromium.
In some Rubies, inclusions of titanium oxide cause light diffusion in cabochon-cut stones that can appear as a six-pointed star, which is called asterism.
Rubies have been mined in Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, India, Brazil and the United States.
Ancient legend in Myanmar held that inserting a Ruby into your flesh would make you invulnerable.
In European lore during the Middle Ages, Ruby was believed to convey good health, resolve disagreements and remove negative thoughts. It was long revered as a stone of royalty, and the Chinese Emperor Kublai Khan was said to have offered an entire city in exchange for a huge Ruby.
RUBY And physical health
Ruby can warm and energise even the most sluggish aura , and as such, is excellent for the convalescing or infirmed individual. This stone can assist in healing infections, lower cholesterol, reduce blood clots, detoxify the blood and erase the difficulties associated with going sober. It stimulates the circulation, menses, and the pituitary gland. It is a stone to keep on your person when healing from blood related disorders or blood pressure problems.
Ruby's hardness and red energy align you with your inner strength. This stone offers you the energy required to live life to its fullest. This is a good stone to keep on your person when healing from blood related disorders or blood pressure challenges.
Ruby can be used to treat inadequate circulation in the feet and legs. It is often used as a treatment for sexual dysfunction and infertility, It can be used to regulate your weight. Ruby stimulates the spleen, adrenal glands and the circulation. It will help you overcome infectious diseases such as intestinal infections.
RUBY and your feelings
Rubies are helpful for getting you fired up when you have a blaśe attitude about life. If you have been lacking enthusiasm and generally feel bored, the energy from ruby will get you blood flowing.
Ruby is excellent for those who are repelled by being in a body in the physical world. It can help you feel more engaged in life and more loving toward your physical body and human existence.
Ruby intensifies the emotions and stokes passions. It can be used as a talisman to bring wealth, joy, love, sexual vigour and power.
Ruby offers you healthy tension and dynamism. It is enlivening, rejuvenates, fires you with enthusiasm and lifts you out of lethargy and exhaustion. It has a balancing effect on hyperactivity.
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RUBY and the mind
Ruby increases your passion for life when used with conscious intent. This brilliant red stone is a motivational tool for helping you complete tasks. If you have been procrastinating, this stone gives you that needed jumpstart to begin a task or project. Hold ruby to get your mind wrapped around the idea that it is time to move forward and take action.
It can strengthen and energise the heart chakra, opening blocked channels so that you are able to better send and receive love, courage, confidence, vitality, stamina, strength, leadership and success. If used on the base chakra, ruby can act as an aphrodisiac and it encourages you to get in-touch with the condition and needs of the physical body.
It is an amplifier of energy, both positive and negative, so it should be used with care. This stone has a lot of Yang energy, and can bring anger or negativity to the surface quickly.
Ruby leads to joyful commitment to all social tasks. It encourages you to be awake and aware in thought and action, able to perform well, active, courageous, impulsive and spontaneous,
RUBY and the SPIRIT
Ruby aligns you with higher consciousness. it helps you to be aware of the spiritual and mystical experience that is the unity of the universe. Use this stone to experience spirituality in everyday living.
Ruby teaches you to enjoy being in the physical world. It helps you see the spiritual energy that exists throughout the realm of matter, and offers lessons in mastering the transformation of thought and intent into physical manifestation. Ruby helps you release the physical imprint of past emotional trauma or physical abuse.
Ruby lends style and vigour to life. It bestows passion as a driving force, but still prevents any tendencies towards self destruction in its role as a life loving stone.
Star ruby is an excellent healing stone for the base and sacral chakras. It can be used to treat inadequate circulation or energy flow in the feet and legs. It is often used for treatment of sexual dysfunction and infertility. It can be used to assist weight regulation, particularly where excess weight is held in the body in order to ground you in the physical world.
Star ruby is an ideal stone for people who are repelled by being in a body in the physical world. It can help you feel more engaged in life and move loving toward your physical body and human existence.
The direct manifestation of spiritual light through the base chakra makes star ruby a powerful stone for tantric work and manifestation. It can be used by Lightworkers and healers to integrate high frequency energy into the body.
Star ruby teaches you to enjoy being in the physical world. It helps you see the spiritual energy that exists throughout the world and offers lessons in mastering the transformation of thought and intent into physical manifestation. Star ruby helps you release the physical imprint of past emotional trauma or physical abuse from your cellular record.
Ruby can be found as inclusions in the mineral fuchsite which is a green muscovite. It is often called ruby in fuchsite or ruby fuchsite. This stone is found in southern India.
Ruby fuchsite infuses the body with prana. It supports the bowels, heart, cells and organs. This stone balances the cells of the heart as well as the transmission of its electrical impulses. With this stone in hand, use your intention and the power of visualisation to attract a balanced, healthy state throughout your physical body. You can also use this stone with the intention to attract the right healthcare practitioners to help you with heart issues.
Ruby fuchsite encourages self esteem and helps the healing of relationship issues.
Ruby fuchsite reminds you that you are capable of profound feelings of love and wellbeing. With this stone in hand, turn your attention back to your heart to heal hurt feelings and open yourself up to receive love in all its forms. The soft green vibration of the fuchsite gently prods you toward accepting friendships and relationships, while the brilliant ruby energises you to embrace relationships with open arms.
Ruby fuchsite's red energy moves the mind into action. Use the red energy of this stone when you are feeling lethargic or stuck on the same thought patterns. The ruby in this stone will move the energy enough to create a mental passion for life. The fuchsite shifts that energy into motion so thoughts that were once stuck or repetitive actually progress to complete a plan of action of intention.
Ruby fuchsite inspires you to heal yourself, and instills awareness of the deep Self. Ruby fuchsite vibrates with the energy of spiritually aligned romantic love. Use it as a magnet to attract the perfect life partner. Allow this stone to help you have the courage to demonstrate your love and aligns you with heartfelt truth and goodness.
Ruby kyanite is a naturally occuring combination of red ruby and blue kyanite. It was found in South India.
Ruby kyanite supports the brain and nervous system as well as the sexual organs, bowels and intestines. With this stone in hand, visualise your physical healing increasing so that recovery will be without setbacks.
Ruby kyanite increases your feelings of passion while maintaining and enhanced level of sensitivity. This makes it the ideal stone for lovers, or for you to give to someone you are attracted to.
Ruby kyanite quickens the formation of intimate relationships and enhances mutual attraction. This stone stimulates inspiration and insight, so that you may more easily see better ways to accomplish your task and duties. It can even go beyond the work at hand and reveal to you new possibilities of purpose and potential in work and life. This stone urges you to take on life's challenges and embrace them.
This stone is ideal for working to increase your Life Force, courage, passion, and physical strength, while at the same time stimulating intuition, psychic abilities, the awareness of the wisdom of dreams and your ability to navigate successfully in the spiritual realm.
Ruby kyanite stimulates intuitive awareness and inner visions while enhancing courage, passion and commitment, to spiritual development. This stone teaches you the lesson that the physical and the spiritual realms are not separate but combined together, and that it is your destiny to unify all dimensions within.
Ruby zoisite is a naturally occuring combination of red ruby and green and black zoisite.
Ruby zoisite is an excellent stone for heart disease, lung disease, breathing challenges and esophageal problems. It reminds you that whatever you need to know, no matter what it is, when you look within from a place of love, the answer will come to you.
This stone also amplifies sexual and sensual energy combined with mature love. Ruby zoisite promotes a stable source of financial income from a loyal and enduring source, it also helps with your altruistic efforts. It is one of the foremost stones for healing when confronted with the experience of terminal disease and the transition of death.
Ruby Zoisite amplifies the vibration of love. It is comforting to use during the grieving process, as it helps to mend a broken heart. The red energy in the ruby activates passion. Ruby zoisite assists you in receiving love and attention. Ruby zoisite alleviates anger, despair, hopelessness and defeat. It is a powerful healer of the emotional body, promoting positive states that support healing.
Ruby zoisite assists you to shift your perceptions, so that you can see everything through the eyes of love. With this stone in hand, silence your thoughts, look within your heart. If you are really disciplined, ruby zoisite will help you obtain clarity on all that you want to know. It also helps you bring your thoughts to the forefront of your awareness and place them in your heart before making a decision.
Ruby zoisite amplifies the love you give to others and aligns you with your sacred heart and the sacred heart of all beings. Your heartfelt love reaches all the corners of the earth. Use this stone to send healing vibrations to areas where the people and the earth have experienced suffering or disaster. With this stone in hand, amplify your loving prayers and focused intentions to contribute to world peace.
Ruby zoisite teaches of growth, healing and enjoyment of the moment. It helps you see the gift in every breath you take, it also assists you to recognise that the physical body may die but the spirit carries on.
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ruby and the chakras
If the base chakra is out of balance you may be belligerent and aggressive toward others. With this stone in hand, you are able to relieve the symptoms of ADHD or ADD. It will reduce the desire to be overly possessive, craving continual excitement or manipulative.
Use this stone to awaken your awareness of your past life talents and ease unwanted fears.
It will balance the circulatory, reproductive system and increase the function of your lower limbs and pelvis.
If the heart chakra is out of balance you may have sudden bursts of anger, jealousy or blaming others for any issues that arise in your life. You might need constant confirmation of your self worth, feeling unloved or lacks compassion for others.
With this stone in hand, you are able to connect the lower chakras with the higher chakras to achieve homeostasis. It will encourage compassion for yourself and others and enhance your innate healing abilities.
It will assist in encouraging the entire immune system to function at its peak. It maintains a healthy heart and circulatory system. This stone when placed on the heart chakra will help with tissue regeneration.
If the throat chakra is out of balance, you may be hyperactive, domineering or fanatical about your political or religious views. You might also resist change of any kind and slow to respond to tasks and reasonable demands on your time.
With this stone in hand, you will enhance your clairaudience abilities and manifest abundance. When used on the throat chakra this stone encourages and directs your creative abilities. It will help you speak and live your truth.
This stone will assist in improving and maintaining the health of your throat, esophagus, mouth, teeth and the respiratory system.
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