Pictured is an example of a cut and polished, loose, natural ruby gemstone.
Same as sapphires, rubies are branches of the corundum mineral family. There is just a small distinctive difference; rubies come in one glimmering shade: red. There’s nothing more attractive like the bright red of a ruby, and attaining an untreated ruby gem is exceptionally unique and singular. Its mystical powers help the wearer to attain success and growth in businesses, jobs, recognized social status in masses, authority, and self-confidence.
COLOR: Ranges between Pinkish Red to Vivid medium-dark toned red
ORIGIN: Burma, Madagascar, Thailand, South India, SriLanka, Afghanistan, China, Tanganyika
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION: Al2O3: Cr (aluminium oxide with chromium)
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 3.97 – 4.05
REFRACTIVE INDEX: 1.768–1.772
FORMATION: The commonly held belief amongst geologists is that rubies are formed by tectonic plates smashing together forcing limestone deposits deep into the earth where intense heat and pressure metamorphosed the limestone into sparkly marble.
BIRTHSTONE: Ruby is considered as the traditional birthstone for July as well as the popular gemstone for the astrological signs of Cancer.
TREATMENT: Rubies are generally full of cracks and fissures which make it more opaque, crude, and less lustrous it has become an industry standard to fill the cracks in Ruby gemstone, thereby improving its clarity. Traditional treatments are exposing ruby to 1800 degrees to enhance their clarity and color.
UNUSUAL PROPERTIES: 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. Its energy may assist you with clear visualization, through its stimulation of the pineal gland. The 40th anniversary is considered to be significant for Ruby and is celebrated worldwide. This beautiful crystal springs the pure Red ray with a vibrancy matchless in the gemstone crown. It actively spurs the Root Chakra which itself is of red color responsible for wealth, prosperity, and happiness by bringing solidity in every aspect of life, and into the spirit. It helps to declutter the mind, enhance concentration, and motivation and brings an understanding of power to the wearer, a self-confidence and courage that defeats timidity and drives one toward accomplishment and success.
USAGE: Ruby is used in all forms of jewellery, including bracelets, necklaces, rings, and earrings. It is used both as centrepiece gemstone in pendants and rings, as well as a secondary stone to complement other gemstones such as Diamonds.
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