Ruby Crystals

The name ruby comes from the Latin word "Rubens," which means "red," about the gem's vibrant red shades. Rubies are part of the corundum family and are only considered rubies if they are red; anything else is classified as a sapphire. The most desired shade of red in any ruby is called "pigeon's blood," a deep red with hints of blue. Most rubies will glow when exposed to ultraviolet rays, due to the UV rays interacting with the chromium located within the gem.

Ruby crystals are a beautiful and popular gemstone. They have been used in jewelry and other decorative items for centuries. Ruby is the birthstone for July and is associated with the zodiac sign Leo. rubies are found in a variety of colors, from pale pink to deep red. The most valuable ruby is said to be "pigeon blood red." ruby is a variety of the mineral corundum. It gets its red color from trace amounts of chromium.

Rubies are said to have a variety of benefits in crystal beliefs. They are said to assist the heart chakra, promote wealth and love, and help improve energy and concentration. In addition, rubies are thought to encourage positive dreams and courage. They are also believed to be a protector of possessions and family.

The world's main source of rubies for centuries has been Mogok Valley in Burma. However, nowadays rubies come from many parts of the world, such as India, Thailand, Vietnam, Burma, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Africa, Australia, Colombia, Japan, Brazil, Greenland, Sri Lanka, and Scotland. Light rubies or pink sapphires are often found in Sri Lanka. The largest ruby deposits are located in Greenland. The vast majority of rubies on the market are treated with heat to improve clarity and color. Some rubies are also treated with lasers. Rubies that have not been treated in any way are very rare and very expensive.

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Flat and Unique Rough Ruby Crystal Gemstone Mineral Specimen from Pakistan

Beautiful Rough Ruby specimen on stone. This specimen has other stones and minerals formations on it. A very flat and unique piece and a great little specimen to add to...