Ruby is a variety of the mineral corundum red color. This mineral refers to precious stones, furthermore, since ancient times, the cost was above the diamond. Its history goes back more than four thousand years and hundreds of peoples regarding his. Each people took the stone in different ways, some considered it a talisman, others they symbolized prosperity and wealth. From ancient times until today the stone is used in the manufacture of jewelry as a symbol of wealth and prosperity. This stone adorns the crown of the rulers.
Red ruby strongly shines, and resembles a flame in the reflection of the light. Ancestors called ruby sapphire. Extraction of the mineral occurs almost worldwide, with the exception may be except that of Antarctica. The most precious and high-quality minerals is famous for Thailand, Sri Lanka and Tajikistan. Also stone extraction occurs in the countries of East Africa. It is important to note that the corundums (rubies) are not the same color, and shades of red (purple ebb, pink, crimson, brown or bright red).
Special value has a kind of ruby, in which you can view the six pointed star – the star ruby. No matter what shade is the stone, because the star can be viewed in the mineral of any shade, however, such phenomenon is rare, so these stones are of great value. Cheaper option – non-transparent ruby (enhanced), which is amenable to heat treatment to improve the «purity» of the mineral.
With development of modern technologies has appeared such a notion as synthetic ruby have an artificial origin. First began the production of such stone in France, however, to distinguish fake from real natural mineral and virtually impossible to cope with it can only high-level expertise (in our country, these jewelers are not).
Ruby and its magical properties
Corundum is red since ancient times is famous for its magical properties, namely:
- Reinforces the basic character traits – make some people better, others the opposite, so it is not recommended to use people with hypocritical, cruel and imperious nature. Talisman for good individuals, protect from magic, rituals, enemies, the envious and the evil eye. Ruby is a symbol of health and strength, but also to embody a passionate and durable love. Clarifies thoughts, bringing in the soul, warmth and rest. Deprives of uncertainty and doubt, is a symbol of chastity and courage. Improves health, healing soul and body, and thus prolongs the life of its owner, making it more joyful. Casts with sadness and evil thoughts, cures infertility. Protects from natural disasters (natural disasters, lightning). In the past it determined whether food or drink poison, as he changed color when in danger. Makes a person purposeful, pulling him financial well-being. Awakens psychic ability, so use it powerful mages, weak afraid of him, since ruby requires proper treatment.
In General, ruby is powerful and filled with magic power mineral, can change the life of its owner for the better. However, when the number of advantages there is one drawback – it is forbidden to wear all the time. Otherwise, the stone will not give energy and take it or overwhelmed than hurt.
Healing properties of ruby
Ruby is the greatest stone that has been prized since antiquity for their unique healing abilities. Previously this mineral was producing drugs, and was particularly valuable, ruby powder and water, infused with ruby. Of course, skeptics and conventional medicine are wary of such things, but many people only confirm the amazing abilities of this stone.
Rubin is able to help with illnesses, the number of which is huge:
- Regulates rest and sleep, a good cure for insomnia, it is recommended for hypochondria. Bronchial asthma. Returns virility. Fatigue (moral and physical). Reinforces the feeling of appetite. Cures scabies and leprosy. Takes a person out of depression. Servants and improves memory, stabilizes blood pressure. Heals ailments of the throat. Restores the nervous system. Banishes tonsillitis. Relieves pain in the joints. Used in the treatment of blood disorders of the spine or musculoskeletal system. Restores vision. Cure epileptic seizures. Quickly diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
This is not the whole list of diseases that helps ruby, especially if you believe in his power. If there is pain, then ruby just put on the painful area, absorbing all the negativity. In order to maximize the use of stone it is advised to wear on the body – that is, to have direct contact so he could RUB against the person, has a wholesome effect on his body.
Who is ruby zodiac sign
Ruby is a stone of love and kindness, strength and oxen, warmth and tranquility. Like most gemstones, it is not for everyone, and as clearly as possible to determine the «level of friendship» with ruby helps horoscope. All zodiac signs have their own energy element, which may be the same as ruby, and Vice versa. If you believe astrologers, this stone is best used Cancers and Sagittarius.
In the first case, the stone will contribute to the deprivation of modesty and shyness make people more motivated and give him love for life. As for the archers, then ruby will make them more strong and powerful, loyal and open, this will help in any difficult situation. Also ruby can be worn to the Lions, in particular women, to whom the ruby helps to be more attractive and happy in love Affairs. A man of this sign will be more confident in themselves and their abilities.
Aries and Scorpios can also use ruby, by which they will become more flexible and soft. Capricorn, using ruby, will become more active and purposeful, and all his ambition will be focused in the right direction. Not recommended to use this stone is in principle only Virgos and Tauruses.