Rubies, like sapphires, are members of the corundum mineral family. There is just one subtle distinction: rubies are only available in one gleaming hue: red. Nothing is more appealing than the brilliant red of a ruby, and obtaining an untreated ruby gem is extremely rare and one-of-a-kind. Its mystical abilities assist the user in achieving success and development in business, employment, acknowledged social standing among the people, authority, and self-confidence.
Pinkish red to a vibrant medium-dark-toned crimson.
Burma, Madagascar, Thailand, South India, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, China, and Tanganyika are the countries of origin.
Cr CHEMICAL COMPOSITION (aluminum oxide with chromium)
3.97 – 4.05 SPECIFIC GRAVITY
INDEX OF REFRACTIVITY: 1.768–1.772
Geologists generally believe that rubies are created by tectonic plates colliding and pushing limestone deposits deep into the ground, where high heat and pressure metamorphosed the limestone into sparkling marble.
Ruby is the traditional July birthstone as well as the favorite gemstone for the astrological sign of Cancer.
Because rubies are usually full of cracks and fissures that make them more opaque, unrefined, and less glossy, it has been an industry practice to fix the cracks in Ruby gemstones, thus enhancing their clarity. Traditional treatments include heating rubies to 1800 degrees Fahrenheit to improve their clarity and color.
The vibration of a ruby stone is intense, projecting vitality and excitement for life. It promotes leadership and improved attention, as well as mental sharpness. Its energy may help you with vivid vision by stimulating the pineal gland. Ruby’s 40th anniversary is important and is honored throughout the globe. This stunning crystal radiates the pure Red beam with a brightness unrivaled in the gemstone crown. It aggressively stimulates the Root Chakra, which is red in color and is responsible for riches, success, and happiness, by bringing stability into all aspects of life and the soul. It helps to cleanse the mind, improve focus and motivation, and instills in the wearer a sense of strength, as well as self-confidence and bravery that overcomes shyness and propels one toward achievement and success.
Ruby is used in many different types of jewelry, including bracelets, necklaces, rings, and earrings. It is utilized as the focal point of pendants and rings, as well as a secondary stone to complement other gemstones such as diamonds.