The Ruby stone is well known as a deep red gemstone and crystal.
It is an excellent stone for recharging your energy levels, and it may stimulate your mind to be more positive and self-assured.
Its striking color is analogous of its energy, which is very effective for encouraging vitality, sensuality and sexual energy.
As well this lovely red crystal may assist you to overcome sexual dysfunction and attract new love.
This is a very much a heart centered stone, and it epitomizes the Divine love of the Creator. It is a stone of manifestation, and will also support the retention of wealth, of all sorts.
The meaning of the Ruby name comes from the Latin word for 'red'. Deposits of Ruby have been found in Kenya, Burma, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Russia, Madagascar, Mexico and the USA.
Ruby is a type of corundum, and other members of the family are generally known as Sapphires, and the red stone is commonly found intergrown with a variety of different colors of Sapphire.
The names of other colors of corundum, use the word Sapphire combined with the color of the stone, such as Blue Sapphire, which is one of the more popular colors of corundum.
In the past other varieties of red stones were called rubies, in particular Red Spinel and some types of Red Garnet, until they were able to work out the differences in the 1800's.
In the image on the right you can see the beautiful mix of the red Ruby mineral intergrown with Blue Sapphire as well as with a small amount of Orange Sapphire.
Ruby's color is red, and this color comes from the inclusion of chromium within the stone.
The shade of red may differ, as natural crystals can have varying amounts of different minerals within the stones.
There is also a variety known as Star Ruby... see image below, that has an effect in the stone caused by an inclusion of fine needles of titanium or hematite just under the top surface of the stone.
Ruby stone has a vibration that radiates with an intensity that projects energy and enthusiasm for life.
It encourages leadership and increased concentration, with sharpness of intellect.
This beautiful red stone allows you to see your own strength, and your creative potential from a heart based perspective.
Its energy may assist you with clear visualization, through its stimulation of the pineal gland.
This gland is the basis of the third eye, although this stone has not been known as a chakra stone for the 6th chakra.
One of this stone's alchemical properties is to impart a sense of bliss, as well as encouraging a desire for life.
It will aid you by helping you to recharge your energy levels. This energy boost may be part of the reason why it has been a popular stone over the centuries.
By its ability to give you added strength, Ruby Stone will help you to overcome exhaustion.
If you have been experiencing sexual dysfunction, using it will assist you to improve the situation.
The Ruby is both a base or root chakra stone and a heart chakra stone, and holds the energy of the red ray.
Ruby Stone is easy to buy, and it is possible to buy pieces of the stone that you can keep in your pocket.
The stone will be helpful just as long as it remains within your auric field.
This naturally red crystal allows you to be comfortable with taking risks, and teaches you to not to fear death, but to embrace all of life's experiences.
It will assist you to feel more sexually attractive, as it works strongly within the sacral or navel chakra, to aid your sexuality and sociability.
It is a effective psychic protection stone, and is an excellent stone to help you to defend yourself against psychic attack, from negative entities.
It is a strong stone that acts as a barrier against those who want to steal your energy.
The color of Ruby stone is close to the color of blood, and it is known to be a valuable stone to aid the oxygen carrying capacity of your blood.
If you wish to increase your ability to dream, and in particular wish to experience lucid dreams, put a piece of ruby stone under the pillow.
As you use it you will discover how to use Ruby stone to overcome sexual dysfunction and attract new love. It energizes and balances the body and will enhance your motivation, and it will encourage you to set practical goals.
This stone will connect you to the base chakra, then through to the earth star chakra to allow excess high vibration spiritual energy to be released into the earth.
Often you may not recognize that symptoms such as dizziness or feeling spaced out, accompanied by a general feeling of being unwell may be a sign of the need for spiritual grounding.
Using grounding stones is beneficial. As you connect to the earth and release any excess energy, you will also receive in return some earth energy to ground and balance you.
Use the power of coincidence and synchronicity, as utilizing this energy from this lovely stone will put you in interesting and adventurous situations where you are challenged to live life to the full!
Ruby stone has a strong energy of sensuality and love for life, and of beauty. If you have weight problems, using a ruby stone will assist you, as it encourages you to feel self-love.
As you begin to feel more love for the body in which your spirit resides, this love will flow out into your life, and you may see an improvement begin to happen.
Through the sacral chakra this stone will also help you to be more creative as it is also a positive stone that will help to enhance your creativity.
Ruby gemstones are on the zodiac birthstone list, and they are incomparable for their beauty and vibrancy, as they are quite beautiful.
The beautiful Ruby jewels are not only a July birthstone but also a December and January birthstone.
Beautiful Ruby jewelry has been produced for a very long time, and these include Ruby gemstone necklaces, bracelets and rings.
The Ruby gems are very attractive and are an ancient and traditional way to use the stone.
They are on the birthstone list by month as they are both ancient and traditional birthstones. This is not surprising as they have been in use for hundreds of years, as they are extraordinarily beautiful.
Lovely birthstone jewelry made from Ruby gemstones are sold in many different styles.
They are a Leo, Sagittarius, Scorpio and Cancer birthstone.
This is a beautiful stone that stimulates your energy and vitality. Its strong vibration will encourage an increase in your sensuality, sexuality and passion for life.
Ruby stone asks you to live your life for today and not to be concerned with fear about anything negative that may arise tomorrow.
If these lovely gemstones are not within your budget, you could use a piece of Ruby stone instead, which may also be available as jewelry.
To be most effective they are best worn either in the area of the base chakra or at the heart chakra. But they have a strong energy, and as long as they are on the body they will be helpful.
This red crystal also comes naturally mixed with Blue Kyanite. In addition you will find Ruby in Fuchsite and this mixture is powerful to aid healing of spinal problems.
The Ruby Kyanite crystals are a powerful mix to use as a protective stone which also aids lucid dreaming.
Crystals of Green Zoisite with the lovely Red Ruby, are also called Anyolite. This mix occurs naturally, and this combination activates the crown chakra and it also amplifies the biomagnetic field around the body.
Use it with Lithium Quartz to create a delightful meditation experience, and use it with Green Apophyllite to boost this stones energy.
To create an increase in your natural life force energy, use this red stone with other base chakra stones, including Eudialyte, Cuprite and Zincite.
Add Blue Sapphire into the mix, if you need assistance with self control, and the naturally occurring Ruby Stone with Blue Sapphire in it, is an easy way to combine these two energies.
To give support to your sex life, the combination of pale pink Morganite with Ruby Crystals and Rose Quartz Crystal is an excellent group of stones to stimulate passion.
Use it with Orange Carnelian Stones and any color of Chlorite in cases of psychic attack. It will confer strong psychic protection to aid you to eliminate earth bound spirits from the area where you are located.
It is beneficial to combine it with other base chakra stones, particularly stones such as Red Garnet, Zincite, Diopside, Red Aventurine and Red Jasper.
To strengthen its energy to assist you to release any negative thoughts or feelings you may be holding onto, use it in combination it with other crystals that are known to be helpful to help you to release negativity, such as Blue Sapphire, Apache Tears, Tinaksite or Green Tourmaline.