The ruby is a stone of nobility, love, and wisdom. It is a royal gemstone worn by Kings, Queens and Priests throughout history. The energy of the ruby is intense and vivid, encouraging one to follow their bliss. It also acts as a ‘plug’ for holes in the energy field. It is a wonderful stone for the first chakra, as it stimulates one’s basic instinct of and for survival.
Ruby brings love, confidence, loyalty, and courage. It instills stamina, vitality and strength. It is a good stone for removing blocked energies in the reproductive system. The ruby re-energizes one after exhaustion, balances the blood’s sugar, and strengthens both the physical and emotional heart.
Ruby allows one to love Self and Spirit. It stimulates the heart chakras, helping one to set a basic value system and decide what is acceptable. It also enhances generosity and brings prosperity. Ruby brings and increases romantic love.
The protective abilities of the Ruby gemstone may be why it was so often used in the breast plates and shields of Kings and Knights of old. In modern times, it makes an excellent stone to wear as a shielding stone. It is a good stone of protection, and assists in reducing negative thought patterns. Ruby is a stone that is protective of home, worldly possessions, children, and one’s psyche.
Ruby is a good stone for care providers. It dissuades resentment, and helps one to relax into being caretaker, without being trapped in that role.