Ruby is a red gemstone and belongs to the Corundum family. Clear specimens are very rare and valuable and therefore also a beloved gemstone. Ruby hardness is 9 on the Mosch scale. Only diamonds are made of a harder material.
Natural crystal shape
The ruby crystal forms in characteristic hexagons, with the sides more often not or the same size. The crystals often come in rod form, although block shapes or flat hexagons are no exception. These rubies are completely natural and unprocessed. They are not transparent as with the popular gemstone variant, but they are very suitable for bringing a ruby into your home for a nice price.
Effect of ruby
Ruby is seen as a strong stimulating stone. It stimulates the blood circulation and thus also the sensuality. This mineral has been known for centuries as the stone for passion, protection and prosperity. The stone is also suitable for all forms of meditation and healing.