Ruby – The Color Of Blood
A ruby is conjointly known as the ‘King Of Gemstones’ as it is correlated to love, vivacity, passion and power. We all know that the color ‘Red’ disseminates a warm feeling and strong sense of vitality. The bright color of this gemstone makes it precious and an undisputed ruler in the kingdom of gems.
The magnificent color and outstanding brilliance of this jewelstone makes it rare. In Sanskrit it is termed as ‘Ratnaraj’ reflecting the emotions of a true ruler. The inner intensity of the gemstone reflects the fierce color which resembles the fiery effect denoting love and passion as its symbol.
A ruby belongs to the corundum family which defines the hardness of the gemstone in its positive aspects. A ruby also symbolizes everlasting love and is preferred as an anniversary gift to retain the love forever after. In term of hardness it measures 9 in the Mohs Scale, a ruby stands just next to Diamond. Representing one of the ‘Nine Planetary or Navgraha stones’ this gemstone also represents the most powerful body of the planet ‘Sun’ which again is related to the soul.
A ruby is said to enhance the fate of the wearer and hence bestow him with fame, vigor, fame and virtue. This Pigeon’s Blood Ruby helps in eliminating depression thus making you feel bold and courageous. The outstanding striking color of the gemstone is most preferred in deep blood red with a slightly bluish hue. It comes with a chemical composition of aluminum oxide (Al,, O,?). The specific gravity of a ruby is 3.99 to 4.00 and refractive index range is 1.760-1.768 to 1.770-1.779.
A ruby also known as ‘Ruber’ in Latin cures peptic ulcer, fever, rheumatism, and gout. This gemstone helps in alleviating heart diseases. We all know that weak and unfavorable sun leads to several physical problems and the one with good effects of sun will definitely have an optimistic view of life both in thoughts and action. The gemstone of the sun helps in creating confidence and encouraging the wearer to face any challenges.
A ruby is strongly recommended for people having star signs Scorpio and Cancer. People with star sign Aries and Leo can wear it only under advisable specification. However, beauty should always be appreciated and if it is something like a ruby, how can you overlook it.