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Ruby Gemstone is the stone of Pinkish Red color, it generally occurs in crystal of six sided prism. Ruby is the Gemstone , used to enhance the powers of the Sun. An individual whose Sun is well placed in the birth Chart can never be unsuccessful. There are several attributes which decides the superiority of the ruby. For instance, if it is immersed in milk, the red rays should break the liquid. Or if it is rubbed on a stone, the stone may show signs of friction but the ruby must not lose weight.

When examined in the early morning sun against the mirror, if it throws out its rays on the lower part of the mirror, the ruby very high quality. If on the other hand the stone lacks Lustre, is Brittle, has Cracks, or is Spotted, it is regarded as Flawed. On wearing a Ruby one becomes proof against the effect of poison.

Its use leads to generate the mental and spiritual powers and special divine thoughts rise in mind. Manik or ruby balances Surya (Sun). Surya represents the king of the solar system in Jyotish. It also represents Authority, Power, Self, Father, Body and Health. Depending on the placement of Surya in your birth chart, the wearing of a ruby may be very auspicious in strengthening the positive influences of Surya. Surya, the sun acts like the Thalamus in the Human Physiology.

The sun is the central focal point in the solar system as is the Thalamus in our body. All activity in the solar system revolves around the sun. In our Physiology, all activity is controlled and ordered by the thalamus. Enlivening the positive influences of Surya strengthens the physiology and strengthens the qualities of Surya in our daily life. The stone of love, surrounds the user with an aura of beauty, and can actually transform their appearance. Protects one from all negativity, and physical harm or illness. Known as the stone of royalty, it was believed that as long as a piece of ruby was around, wealth would be too.

Origin - Indian
Sizes - Available 3 - 10 Caret
Origin - Burma
Sizes - Available 3 - 10 Caret

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Natural, Unheated, Untreated and Certified Rubies
Ruby birthstone in Pendant Form

Ruby gemstone in Gold Pendant

Ruby in Gold Pendant : 8 Caret (approx.)

Ruby birthstone in Silver Pendant

Ruby in Silver Pendant : 6 Caret (approx.)
Gemological Properties
Ruby gemstone
Chemical Composition AL203 + Cr (aluminum oxide)
Color Any shade of red, from light pinkish red to dark purplish red. In ancient times, pinkish red rubies were called Padmaraga (red as the lotus) or Feminine rubies, while dark red rubies were considered Masculine stones.
Hardness 9
Density 3.99-4.1; usually near 4.00
Refractive Index 1.763-1.770
Occurence Burma- Burmese rubies historically comes from the Mogok stone tract. The history of mining in Burma is long, complex and turbulent and date back thousands of years. Gems occur in a gravel layer called Byon at a dept of 20 to 100 feet, and are recovered by rudimental washing and screening and then hand-picking of encouraging-looking pebbles. Today, the Mong Hsu tract is also producing gem quality stones. Very fine Burmese stones over 5 carats are today extremely rare and can command ten times as much the price of a 5 carats diamond. Other producers of fine rubies are Thailand, Pakistan, Vietnam, Ceylon, East Africa.

Astrological-Healing Properties
Ruby gemstone
Planet Sun
Cosmic Color Red
Number 1
Chakra 5th, Manipura
Sun Mantra "Aum grinih suryaya namah" repeated 7 times at the time of wearing a Sun talisman.
Signs of a well-placed Venus Creative, vital, resistant, determined and decisive.
Successful activity, authority.
Royalty, high position in administration.
Cheerful outlook, good fortune, ambition to achieve great heights, brilliance, optimism, success in worldly affairs.

Prevention of the following diseases Heart diseases, eye inflammation, low or high blood pressure,
Hemorrhage, cardiac thrombosis, heated and bilious constitution
Cerebral meningitis, eruption of the face, typhoid, polypus, epilepsy, bile complaints, sun-stroke, scorches, diseases of the head
Element Fire
Sign Leo
Sanskrit Names Manikya, Ruby, Padmaraga, Red-lotus color gem, Shona-Ratna, Red jewel, Ravi-Ratna, Gem of the sun.

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