PRECIOUS STONE RUBIES
I continue the series of publications about precious stones, without which various jewelry presented as a gift would not have such incomparable beauty. If you have already read the article The Famous Koch-i-Nor Diamond, then you realized that each stone has its own amazing story. In this article, you will learn what a ruby gem is all about. Choosing jewelry as a gift, it will be useful to know about the properties of this stone, and whether it is suitable for the person who will be intended. The ruby is called the king of gems. Find out why.
The history of the ruby begins in ancient India, which was famous for its temples and rich rajas. In addition, caste differences and constant feuds between princes already existed there then. Then India was a very rich country, it was simply buried in luxury. Wealthy Rajas mined and stored precious stones, as we now collect various objects. India was the cradle of precious stones: topazes, sapphires, diamonds, rubies. From there they were brought to Greece, Egypt and Rome. Only after that did they end up in Europe and Russia.
The information that characterizes the ruby gem came from the 15th century. BC e. Ancient myths said that this stone is the king of all stones. He was very much appreciated, commanders took with them to the battles, so that he would give them strength and protect. In Burma, rubies were sewn into people’s skin. It was believed that after this a person would be protected from arrows and spears. Rajis used ruby to decorate their clothes.
There is a legend that the ruby was formed from the blood of dragons, who fought among themselves, and froze. On the island of Ceylon, as usual, the new ruler had to go through a crowd of citizens, holding a ruby. This symbolized the health, power and wisdom of the future ruler. The stone was very large.
The colors of the ruby are diverse: these are all shades of red. The appearance of the stone depends on the locality in which it was mined. The most valuable stones are rubies from Burma, they have a bright red color with a touch of blue. Also known stones from Vietnam, Africa, Thailand. All of them are beautiful in their own way, have different shades.
The healing properties of the mineral have long been identified. The Indians considered it a treatment for nervous and intestinal diseases. Europeans pounded ruby and mixed with heart medications. They believed that it well destroys blood clots. In modern times, ruby is recommended for nervous diseases, heart ailments, problems with the skeletal system. You can not have a ruby gem for people with high blood pressure and people with a weak nervous system.
In terms of energy, ruby is a stone that helps to win and pushes to exploits. This is an expression of flame that rages in the soul of man. Ruby brings happiness in any area of life. It makes soulful people even kinder, but vicious people are even worse. so they are definitely contraindicated with ruby jewelry. The stone will work well for shy people, it will give them confidence. Also, the owners are ensured monetary success and success in business.
The ruby also helps in love, it makes a person more passionate. Dancers in the east inserted it into the navel to attract the attention of the audience. The stone protects those whose activities are associated with risk. And in the house he serves as a source of positive energy. The best setting for this miracle is gold. The ancient priests claimed that you can not look at the ruby for a long time, you can fall into a state of intoxication.