Ruby in the Gemstone LibraryRuby

Name Origin: The name ruby comes from the Latin word “ruber,” meaning “red.”

Historical significance/folklore: In past years the Ruby was fashioned into particular shapes. It was used as a warning stone. If the Ruby darkened in color, then danger or illness was a threat.

Gemstone properties: Ruby is a protector of family and possessions. It serves as a shield from psychic attack. It encourages passion for life, improving motivation and setting realistic goals. It is a nurturing stone bringing, spirituals wisdom and attainment of values, stability and protection from distress.

Healing Properties: Enhanced immunity, blood and lymph, restricted blood flow, fevers, circulatory system, adrenals, reproductive system.