Ruby - A Zest For Life Crystal

This pinkish to bright red gem makes you feel a zest for life! It encourages motivation and passion. It may help bring about positive dreams and help remove lethargy. Ruby boosts confidence and brings about leadership qualities to the wearer. Some believe that wearing ruby helps bring about clarity and a better personality. Ruby may also help overcome exhaustion and removal of negative energies. It is believed that rubies are a powerful stone associated with good luck and good fortune.

The finest ruby has a pure, vibrant red to slightly purplish red color. In most markets, pure red colors command the highest prices. The color must be neither too dark nor too light to be considered as the finest quality.

Rubies are mined in many countries with some of the highest quality ones mined in South East Asian countries like Thailand and Myanmar. The source of the world's finest rubies is considered to be Myanmar, and for more than 800 years the Mogok Stone Tract has exhibited the finest stones.

Fun fact: When worn as a talisman, ruby was believed to help protect warriors in battle. One more modern allusion to this legend is in The Wizard of Oz. Dorthy's ruby slippers were thought to protect her from evil. 

Who should wear Ruby 

Ruby is generally associated with the Base and Heart chakras and is great for Aries, Cancer, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius zodiacs as it is also associated with the Sun. 

Rubies can be worn in beautiful jewelry form - rings, pendants, earrings. Pick your favorite and discover the passion and zest in your lives! 

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