Ruby is known as a stone of nobility, gathering and amplifying energy while promoting and stimulating mental concentration.  It can improve ones success in controversies and disputes, encouraging gentleness and discouraging violence.  It is an excellent shielding stone, protecting on all levels and safeguarding ones consciousness from psychic attack.

In ancient cultures, it was also used in the practice of casting lots, to assist in the determination of resolutions and decisions.  It has been used to induce a stability in ones economic status; it has been said that as long as one retains a bit of ruby, wealth will never depart.  It is also said to have been used to protect the wearer/carrier against unhappiness, distressing dreams, and lightning.

The ruby encourages one to follow bliss.  It is said that ruby will light the darkness of ones life, giving birth to a spark of light which progresses throughout the body and spirit, conquering darkness on all levels.  The energy can assist one in changing ones world, promoting creativity and expansiveness in awareness and manifestation.

It has been used in the treatment of fever and heart disorders relating to blood flow through the ventricles.  It can be used to decrease the length of time required for chemicals and toxins to exit the body.  It can ameliorate the intake of caffeine, acting as a counter balance to stimulants.

Vibrates to the number 3.