Written By Liz Oakes
The Ruby stone is an excellent aid to assist you with recharging your energy levels, and it may stimulate your mind to be more positive and self-assured.
It is well known as a deep red gemstone and crystal with a striking color that is analogous of its energy, which is very effective for encouraging vitality, sensuality and sexual energy.
These lovely red gemstones 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 name of this stone comes from the Latin word for 'red'. Deposits of this lovely red gemstone 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.
There is a picture further down the page where you can see the beautiful mix of this red mineral inter-grown with Blue Sapphire as well as with a small amount of Orange Sapphire.
The color of this mineral 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. Check out the picture of this stone below where you can see the unusual effect in the stone caused by an inclusion of fine needles of titanium or hematite just under the top surface of the stone.
Ruby gemstones are effective psychic protection stones, and are excellent assets to help you to defend yourself against psychic attack from negative entities.
They are powerful healing crystals for you to use as their vibration acts as a barrier against those who want to steal your energy.
If you wish to increase your ability to dream, and in particular wish to experience lucid dreams, put a piece of Ruby under the pillow.
As you use it you will discover how to use these crystals to overcome sexual dysfunction and attract new love.
They energize and balance 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.
The color of these gemstones are close to the color of blood, and are known
to be a valuable stone to aid the oxygen carrying capacity of your
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 highly 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.
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 gemstone 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.
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, these red gemstones will help you to overcome exhaustion. One of this stone's alchemical properties is to impart a sense of bliss, as well as encouraging a desire for life.
If you have been experiencing sexual dysfunction, using it will assist you to improve the situation. This crystal 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.
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!
These lovely red stones have a strong vibration of sensuality and love for life, and of beauty. If you have weight problems, using one of these beautiful gemstones 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 gorgeous gemstones made from this stone are beautiful jewels, that 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 lovely gemstone quality stone made into necklaces, bracelets and rings.
These gemstones 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 these red gemstones are sold in many different styles.
They are a Leo, Sagittarius, Scorpio and Cancer birthstone and are beautiful healing crystals for you to use to stimulate your energy and vitality.
Its strong vibration will encourage an increase in your sensuality, sexuality and passion for life. The energy of these crystals ask 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 natural 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 it combined with green Fuchsite and this mixture is powerful to aid healing of spinal problems.
The combination of this stone with Kyanite is a powerful mix to use as a protective stone which also aids lucid dreaming.
Naturally occurring 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 stones with the two colors of Sapphire in them are an easy way to combine these two energies.
To give support to your sex life, the combination of pale pink Morganite with these red 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.