Ruby and sapphire are both forms of corundum, ruby being the more rare and star ruby being even more rare.
”Ruby stimulates the heart chakra and assists one in the selection and attainment of ones ultimate values. It further stimulates the loving emotional side toward nurturing, bringing spiritual wisdom, health, knowledge, and wealth.
Ruby is known as a ‘stone of nobility’, gathering and amplifying energy while promoting and stimulating mental concentration. It can improve ones success in controversies and disputes, encouraging gentleness and discouraging violence. It is an excellent shielding stone, protecting on all levels and safeguarding ones consciousness from psychic attack.
in addition, it is said to represent ones rise from martyrdom, the energy bringing support to assist one to recognize that the option exists with respect to whether one needs or does not need to experience anguish, distress, and / or suffering. It further assists one in relinquishing the need to experience the travails.
It has been used to induce a stability in ones economic status; it has been said that as long as one retains a bit of ruby, wealth will never depart. It is also said to have been used to protect the wearer against unhappiness, distressing dreams and lightning.
It is said to have been one of the stones used in the breastplate of the high priest. The energy of the ruby is intense and vivid, bringing lucidity to the dream state and conveying understanding and control of the role and action of the mental state upon the physical realm.
the ruby encourages one to follow bliss. It is said that ruby will light the darkness of ones life, giving birth to a spark of light which progresses throughout the body and spirit, conquering darkness on all levels. The energy can assist one in changing ones world, promoting creativity and expansiveness in awareness and manifestation.
it has been used in the treatment of fever, and heart disorders relating to blood flow through the ventricles. It can be used to decrease the length of time required for chemicals and toxins to exit the body. It can ameliorate the intake of caffeine, acting as a counter balance to stimulants. It can also help in the optimum formation of children in the embryonic state.” - Crystal Melody: Love is in the Earth