Ruby Stone | Ruby Gemstone | Price Benefits Astrology effects
The precious red to reddish pink variety of the mineral corundum is called as Ruby Stone. Corundum is basically Aluminium Oxide ( Al2o3) and the colour causing element in the Ruby is the trace element called as Chromium.
Ruby Gemstone-Where it is found
Traditionally the best source of Ruby Gemstone was the Mogok Valley in Burma. These Ruby Gemstones had the fame because of their much desired Imperial Pigeon Blood Colour. Today unheated and untreated gem quality Ruby Stones from Mogok is very rare with fine pieces fetching millions of dollars.
The World’s Ruby demand today is being fulfilled Mozambique, Madagascar, Tanzania and Tajikistan. Traditionally Ruby Gemstone has also been mined in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kenya, Cambodia and Sri Lanka etc.
Ruby Stone Price
Today amongst the Big 3 of coloured Gemstones- Emerald, Ruby and Blue Sapphire the Ruby is the most rare and expensive. Read current trend of Ruby Market prices with prices going up by 30% nearly every 6 months. Natural Gem quality Ruby’s Price is determined by color, clarity, cut, carat weight and lack of treatment.
Every single parameter can influence the Ruby Gemstone Price. For a better view its better to refer to Gem Price per carat.
Ruby Gemstone Benefits, Astrology and effects.
In western Astrology Ruby is the birthstone for the month of July. However, as per Vedic Astrology Sun the planet representing the powers of the Ruby is the lord of the sign of Leo. If the Sun is posited well in the horoscope then Ruby can be worn by the individual.
The effects of Ruby on the individual differ as per the house that Sun controls in the chart and the combinations it makes in the chart. Ruby Gemstone is good for people in leadership positions and politics since Sun is the ruler of the planets. It is an excellent Gemstone that gives protective powers especially to the heart. The Ruby gemstone is good for self esteem and confidence. Read Top 10 Ruby Gemstone astrological benefits.
Names of Ruby Gemstone
In Sanskrit the Ruby is known by various names such as Manikya, manik, Padmaraag, Lohit, Shohnratna, Raviratna, Shohnopol, Kookbinda, Sougandhik, Basuratna. In Hindi the Ruby is also called as: Chunni, Rugal, Manik, Suryakaanta mani. In Urdu and Persian it Ruby is known as Yakuth and Soorkhh. It is light red like the color of a rose.
Ruby Stone Hardness
The Ruby Gemstone has a hardness rating of 9 on the Moh’s Scale of Mineral Hardness. That means that it has an excellent hardness level and can be scratched only Diamond that has a hardness of 10. Ruby Gemstone makes an excellent choice in any kind of jewellery. Since it is hard Gemstone it is safe to clean in the ultrasonic cleanser
Ruby Stone Treatments
The most common treatment in Ruby is Heat Treatment followed by Glass filling. Treated Gemstones have no value for Astrological purposes and give no results. For a Gemstone to give results of the Planets it should be a Jyotish Gemstone. One should also be aware of composite Ruby which is one of the highest sold varieties in the Indian Market followed by dyed Rubies.
New Lot of Ruby Gemstones for Gemstoneuniverse patrons:
Gemstoneuniverse is pleased to present the new lot of Ruby Gemstones for its patrons. Aptly Named as “Keshav” The Name of Lord Mahavishnu signifying abundance and prosperity, these Rubies are very unique because it is after a Long time we have Jyotish Quality Rubies from “Madagascar”- Yes “Madagascar”. Just the origin and the pure colour make them as “collectible”. Every Single Ruby in this lot is:
- Natural Untreated and Unheated Ruby with no enhancement.
- Brilliant colour ranging from intense reddish pink to vivid pinkish red( Please view video)
- Symmetric Oval/Cushion Step Cut. These Rubies have been cut in one of the most premium cutting facilities in the world. View how the cut and color combine together to cause maximum scintillation and electric lustre.
- Exceptional clarity of 95% and above which is rare for a natural, unheated Ruby.
- Free from any flaws as listed in the sacred texts.
- Are earth mined natural Rubies from Madagascar.
- Sattvik/ Pure Rubies that represent the best powers of Lord Sun
- Are True Jyotish Gemstones.
While picking gems for use in planetary gem therapy, Gemstoneuniverse makes sure that these gems are top of the line, displaying enviable clarity and great lustre! There are no compromises made on quality and even great looking natural gems are rejected, if they carry internal flaws (doshas) that could interfere with your gem therapy.
Your Gem therapy should be absolutely error free with no guess work as per the guidelines given in Do Gems Work- No They Don’t for 90% of the people- We ensure that.
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