The Meaning and Properties of Ruby

The meaning and properties of Ruby are super interesting to read. When choosing which crystals to bring into your life its important to vibe with the crystal as well as understand how the crystal can benefit you. 

What is the meaning of Ruby?

The word Ruby actually comes from the Latin word "ruber", which means red. Ruby is a very precious stone, it's also the birthstone for the month of July. Ruby can come in many different colours, range from red to pink. When a Ruby is heat treated, more of a pink colour comes out. Ancients believe Ruby is a stone of nobility, and more precious than a diamond. For many centuries Ruby has been favoured by royalty. People with loving and royal personalities usually tend to be attracted to the Ruby crystal.

What are the healing properties of Ruby?

The meaning and properties of Ruby are a good to read when looking to bring the crystal into your life. The properties of Ruby can make a positive impact on your life. Ruby is the crystal of passion, protection and prosperity. As Ruby carries vibrations that radiates positive energies and enthusiasm for life. The stone does the following:

  • Recharges your energy levels to keep you at a higher frequency.
  • Stimulates the mind to think more positively and self-assured.
  • Increases desires and sexual energy. Ass well as initiating the sensual pleasures of life.
  • Encourages you to embrace all of life's experiences and to be fearless.
  • An amazing protection stone, it protects you from individuals who wish to take away your positive energies.
  • It dispels negative energies.
  • Has a strong energy of love and beauty.
  • Promotes self love, encouraging to give love to the world which will can positively impact your life.
  • Encourages one to appreciate the joys of the world by stimulating the heart.

What are the uses of Ruby?

Once understanding the meaning and properties of ruby there are many ways you can use the crystal to benefit your life. As Ruby is a stone of passion, When wearing Ruby you will be very passionate about every task and project you work on. Often ruby stimulates the mind to think more positively and self-assured. It promotes a clear mind, intellect, motivation and increases concentration. An excellent crystal to wear when in need of energy and motivation for a project or for a student.  It's vibrant and fiery color will undoubtedly put you in a positive mood. Resulting in feelings of a sense of power and confidence when wearing Ruby. Use the crystal to sent daily or weekly intentions. Hold the stone or piece of Jewelry in the palm of your hands and set your intentions and goals and you will feel the stone begin to assist you.

Types of Ruby

There are actually a few different types of Ruby's. Ruby can range from a vibrant red color to a reddish brown color. As i previously mentioned a Ruby can be heat treated to improve its color. Usually when a stone has more of a brownish color it is heat treated since more of a red color is more valuable. Heat treatment can also make a Ruby more pinkish, like our raw Ruby ring. There is Burmese ruby which has an exceptional red color. Pigeon's blood ruby which has a deep blood like red color with a tint of blue. Also there is Ruby Fuschite which is a dark red ruby combined with a green Fuschite. As well as Ruby Zoisite which is a combination of Ruby and green Zoisite, they make a beautiful contrasted crystal.

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