Ruby stone or Maanik stone is a naturally occurring gemstone, which is a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminum oxide). In terms of chemistry, Maanik stone is a mixture of Aluminum, Oxygen, Iron and Chromium.
The presence of chromium in the ruby stones structure gives its natural color ranging from pink to blood red. It is one of the four precious stones, leading to its increasing cost in the current market. The costs of ruby stone are primarily determined by color, the most expensive "red" being pigeon blood red. After color, the price matrix follows the cut and carat to determine the exact price.
Astrological Benefits of Ruby Gemstone:
Ruby gemstone represents the planet Sun, therefore people with strong sun can wear Ruby gems. The best ruby gems are known to generate liveliness and bring spark in the human nature. It takes away sadness and gloom from an individual's character. It is believed that gemstone Ruby is effective in safeguarding a person from evil spirits, along with enhancing his/her financial stability.
Ruby gem also is believed to bring the blessings of son in people's life. It is believed astrologically that ruby fades or changes its color when inauspiciousness afflicts its native, and regains the color as the passing of bad phase. Wearing the gems ruby, there comes prosperity and improves health for the native. The Ruby gemstone representing the sun, has reddish purple colour, its nature is bile-dominated and it is the Lord of the direction East.
Ruby is designated as the King of gemstones due to its association with sun. Ruby stone is a protective stone that offers preserved health and invulnerability to the wearer. Original ruby stones are known to inspire creativity, wisdom and love, and bring forth spirituality and confidence. It also helps in developing soul force of a person. Ruby stone worn by men signify manhood and nobility, while rubies worn by women invoke passion and power. One of the major perceived medical benefits is that Ruby improves blood circulation in an individual.
Ruby Gemstone Benefits:
Ruby set in ring/pendant according to Rudraksha Ratna Science Therapy gives only beneficial results to the wearer, pacifies malefic effects of Sun, and enhances the positive effects. Both, those who have Sun malefic in their chart as well as by those who have Sun benefic, can derive ruby gemstone benefits. A person who wishes to have power of command, name, fame and success may use this gemstone.
Ruby is related to the Manipura Chakra, which is the navel chakra of the body. This gemstone helps to unblock this chakra, leading to a powerful sense of responsibility and leadership. It promotes a sense of self-dignity and removes depression. Thus, the ruby helps in dealing with stomach diseases and problems of indigestion.
Ruby or Maanik is a must stone for engineers, mineralogists, goldsmiths (Jewelers), actors, dramatists, artists, Government officials, politicians, diplomats, merchants and aspirant to fame, stock brokers, dealers of cloth, cotton paper and flowers. Creative people looking for fame and good health are also suggested to wear Ruby gemstone.
Ruby Gemstone Jewelry:
The color and cut of rubies have made it a prized jewelry possession since ancient times. They have always been used as ornament armor, scabbards and harnesses of noblemen in India and China.
One can also order their entire jewelry set in Burmese ruby, which includes Burma ruby rings and Burmese ruby pendants. Due to its excellent color and quality, real ruby stones are used to make jewelry even in modern days. Women crave about ruby stone rings in gold or silver and ruby bracelet.
For people who do not prefer rings or want greater benefits can wear ruby stone bracelet or ruby stone pendants. Real ruby stone jewelry for men and women are made as per Rudraksha Ratna Science Therapy to give beneficial results to the wearer, pacify malefic effects of Sun, and enhance the positive effects.
Before you buy your red garnet
Indian Name: Manik
Cosmic Color: Yellow
Methods of wearing Ruby:
Maanik stone should either be set in gold or bronze to provide its goodness. It should be washed with fresh milk in the morning and then while chanting the mantra it should be worn. Please consult for the correct finger to wear the ring or correct hand for bracelet.
One should also pray to sun god to attain best results, along with donating red cloth, wheat, copper and money.
Availability and Sources of Ruby
The best quality original ruby stones with better transparency and good color come from Burma. The Burmese ruby is as valuable as diamond, or sometimes even more. The best quality loose ruby stones are mined out of Mogok region in Burma. Thailand is also of the good sources of natural ruby. Thai rubies come in darker shade of red to almost violet in color. Sri Lanka is another location from where Ruby stone is extracted.
There are techniques to enhance and treat the gemstone to meet the customer demand. It is comparable to diamond in strength and pricing. However, natural ruby is the best option to derive all its natural benefit. We at Rudra Centre, provide original ruby stones and natural burmese rubies for sale so that people can derive ample goodness out of wearing it.
Ruby gemstone is found in Burma, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Kabul (Afghanistan), Tanganyika, China and South India.
Care & Cleaning
Ruby can be cleaned using hot soapy water, rinse thoroughly afterwards as detergents can cause dermatitis and allergic reactions. Avoid enzyme cleaners. Brush with an old toothbrush to remove dirt and grease. Avoid cleaning agents containing chlorine as they may have a detrimental effect.