Ruby is a deep red transparent gemstone; it is a variety of Corundum and belongs to the Trigonal or Rhombohedral crystal system. Ruby is also seen in transparent to opaque gemstones with an orangey red through to a purplish red color.
Known as a stone of nobility, its energy is intense and vivid. This crystal encourages you to follow your bliss. It brings integrity, devotion and happiness, and also enhances generosity and brings prosperity. Ruby brings and increases romantic love, as well as confidence, loyalty, and courage.
Ruby is known to be very protective stone of your home, worldly possessions, children, and also to provide psychic protection. It is a stone of high energy and power that promotes healing on all levels. Ruby is associated with the root chakra and brings powerful energies of vitality and survival.
Ruby instills stamina, vitality and strength, it re-energizes you after exhaustion. As it is very stimulating, Ruby can be used to promote energy throughout the entire energetic system. It also helps to reduce negative thought patterns and encourages self-nurturing in those with a poor self-image.
Good for removing blocked energies in the reproductive system. Also aids in balancing your blood sugar levels. It also acts as a "plug" for holes in your energy field. A wonderful stone for the 1st chakra, as it stimulates your basic survival instinct. It strengthens both the physical and emotional heart.