RUBY is the “The Stone of the Star of Fire.” It carries the full spectrum of light believed to bring enlightenment to humanity. It encourages passion for life and provides a powerful shield during controversy. A strong healer for the heart, rubies bring about a positive and courageous state of mind. Famous as a protector from misfortune and bad health, ruby is also used to open the heart and promote love. Given as a gift, ruby is a symbol of friendship and love. The ruby is also a symbol of vitality and royalty. Ruby is an activator of passion, confidence, determination, and adventure. It helps you develop courage and face your fears, moving through them and experiencing the renewed vitality on the other side. Stimulating enthusiasm, willingness to try new things, and the fortitude to see them through, ruby is a powerhouse of life-force energy.
Characteristics of the Ruby include nobility, love, contentment, enthusiasm and strength. Rubies are thought to open the heart and promote love, allowing joy to come to those who wear it.
The Ruby is the birthstone for July and the gemstone for the Zodiac sign of Scorpio.