Ruby

Crystal Message: “Get in touch with your creative fire, your passion, your purpose. Allow me to motivate you to make the necessary changes in your life to better align you with your path and your soul’s calling.”

Common Properties:

  • Increases vitality
  • Enhances motivation
  • Stimulates Tantric energy
  • Promotes the rising of the Kundalini
  • Encourages the exploration of new thoughts and ideas
  • Enhances feelings of passion (both in life and in relationships)
  • Aids in opening the Heart Chakra
  • Creates feelings of divine love

Stone Lore: Diamonds are all very well, but according to legend, it’s ruby that is a king’s best friend. In some traditions, ruby makes a king invincible and heal battle wounds; this is one reason why it’s been popular on crowns and other items worn by royalty. Some say ruby originated as the third eye of dragons and wyverns, and sculptors also place one on the Buddha’s brow to represent the third eye and reincarnation. Ruby is not only a stone of power, it’s one that helps its wearer stand up to adversity–various legends say it can staunch bleeding, resist the effects of poison or allow you to live peacefully in the  midst of enemies. And as if that weren’t cool enough, ruby can also be used to treat flatulence. How’s that for a range of uses?

Notes: Ruby is a variety of Corundum.

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Red-150x150 Colors: Red, Burgundy, Magenta
Ruby's Chakras Associated Chakras: Root (1st), Heart (4th)
ariesleo Zodiac Signs: Aries, Leo
fire element Elements: Fire
Rose Companion Flowers: Rose
Ginger Companion Essential Oil: Ginger
sapphire Companion Stone: Blue Sapphire (Click Here to read more)
thailand Common Origins: Thailand, Cambodia, Burma

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