Ruby Crystal Rough Stone (Medium)
Description: Natural Crystal Ruby Rough Stone. High quality. Crystal Ruby is rock containing the red corundum called Ruby. When transparent, red corundum is the beautiful fiery red gem known as Ruby, but when it is opaque it still has the wonderful energy of the ruby, but is much more affordable. These stones contain real ruby which is opaque, still in the natural rock. The ruby colored elements of these stones are the natural opaque red corundum called Ruby. The photo is typical of the item you will receive.
Size: Medium, 1/2-3/4 inches in length. Weight is approximately 4 grams. Sold Individually.
Primary Uses: Ruby is to be carried or worn to provide a focus for Universal Life Force to enter your spirit. It will aid you in finding new paths in life and giving you the energy you need to walk those paths. It is a traditional birthstone and a popular gem. Read more about Ruby in the table below, or for extensive information look on our Crystal Metaphysical Encyclopedia entry for Ruby.
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Quick Healing Overview: Ruby initiates the sensual pleasures of life. It stirs the blood and stimulates the heart, encouraging one to enjoy being in the physical world. It increases desire and sexual energy and may be used to activate the kundalini. A Ruby has always been associated with love, especially faithful, passionate commitment, and closeness. It promotes a clear mind, increased concentration and motivation, and brings a sense of power to the wearer, a self-confidence and determination that overcomes timidity and propels one toward prosperity and achievement.
Birthstone & Zodiac Uses: Ruby is the traditional birthstone of those born in July. With its red color, Ruby is one of the natural birthstones of those born in mid-autumn (October 22 – November 20). Ruby is the zodiac stone for those born under the sign of Capricorn as winter sets in, from December 22 to January 19.
Uses in Meditation: Ruby is a stone that is not often used for meditation. Most have found it too invigorating to be effective in a meditation ritual.
For Chakra Balancing: Ruby is associated with the Root Chakra. The Root Chakra is located at the base of the spine and radiates through the legs and feet. When the spiritual energies of the Root Chakra are out of balance, you will feel flighty, disconnected from reality, and distant.
Crystal Color Energy: Ruby brings red, the color of self-confidence built on fearlessness, a call to action, and excitement.
Associated Goddesses: Ruby honors Sekhmet, the Egyptian Goddess of War, and honors Befana, the Italian Goddess of Twelfth Night.
Feng Shui Uses: Ruby utilizes Fire Energy, the energy of enthusiasm, warmth, brightness, illumination, and activity. It is Yang in nature. It is the energy of heat, action, emotion, and passion – of ideas, concepts, and sex. It is traditionally associated with the south area of a home or room and with the fame and reputation area of your dwelling. Use its energy to give your life the boost it needs to enhance your standing in the community and within your family. Red gemstones should be used sparingly to bring the sun’s power and the fire element’s energy to your space.
Uses in Divination: The Divinatory meaning of Ruby: Value friends and family even if they seem temporarily dull.
Talisman Energy: Ruby is a Seeker Transformer crystal. Seekers contain a crystal energy structure that aligns the natural energy of the crystal to the natural power of the human mind to find the way to new horizons and new capabilities. Transformer crystals enhance efforts to change our situations, prospects, health, outlook, or relationships. By transforming ourselves, we transform our lives.
What Other Crystal Authors Think: Historically, Ruby has had extensive uses. Being a very hard stone, and offering extreme beauty in its transparent forms, Ruby is one of the world’s favorite gemstones. Melody reports in Love is in the Earth that Ruby is the “stone of nobility.” She also notes it was used for providing stability in one’s finances. George Kunz, in The Curious Lore of Precious Stones, relates that an owner of a ruby will live in peace, secure in his possessions. In the Book of Stones, Robert Simmons notes that the ruby “is a powerful tool to bring additional life force and vitality into one’s being.”