A number of ancient civilizations admired this fiery red gemstone. In fact, ruby’s name in Sanskrit translates to “the king of precious stones.” Beyond being associated with wisdom, wealth and health, rubies were also used as part of medical treatments in ancient times for fever, infections, blood circulation and more. Here’s a look at some of its key characteristics:
“Associated with wisdom, wealth and health, rubies were also used as part of medical treatments in ancient times for fever, infections and more.”
Ruby for Skincare
- Strengthening and nourishing the skin
- Creating a youthful glow
- Promoting overall skin health
Key Characteristics of Ruby
Symbolism:Ruby has always been a talisman of passion, protection and prosperity. It symbolizes the sun, and its glowing hue suggests an inextinguishable flame within the stone. Rubies are reputed to bring peace, drive away nightmares, restrain lust and help resolve disputes.
Mood:The moods most often associated with ruby are clearness of thought, increased concentration, motivation, power, self-confidence and determination. Ruby has also always been associated with love, especially faithful, passionate commitment and closeness.
Color and Character:True rubies display a shade of red that falls within a specific range of colors, including pure rich reds and bluish/purplish reds in a variety of shades with red always dominant, though rubies from some regions may be pinkish or orange-red.
Element:Fire, as it represents the beginning of everything in that it brought all other elements to life. Ruby brings the sun's power and the fire element energy to one’s personal space.
Is Ruby a match for you?
- You want to smooth out wrinkles
- You want to add moisturizing power to your skincare routine
- Boosting self-esteem is important to you
- Better concentration and motivation are keys for you