Ruby Crystal Meanings

Ruby Cabochon
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Ruby is a type of corundum. It is the only color corundum that is not called sapphire. It is, however, the same base stone but with different colors.

Natural Ruby Crystal
Rough Ruby. Photo: AdobeStock

Ruby is called the “Stone of Nobility.” It is a symbol of royalty. Ancient peoples used Ruby in decision making by casting lots. They also put them in crowns and other royal regalia.

What would you use Ruby for in crystal healing treatments, rituals, or grids?

Sacred, Spiritual, Energy and Historical Healing Uses

  • Intense Healing: This crystal brings an intense energy to healing.
  • Fever: It also cools fever.
  • Chill: On the other hand, this  crystal warms chill in the body and soul.
  • Heart: This stone helps heart disorders.
  • Blood Flow: Additionally, this gemstone Improves blood flow.
  • Clear Toxins: This crystal decreases the time needed to clear toxins from the body.
  • Life Force: This stone increases life force and vitality in the body.
  • Renewing Energy: Also, this gemstone renews physical energy and strength.
  • Caffeine: Ruby decreases the effects of caffeine.
  • Chronic Fatigue: This crystal alleviates the symptoms of chronic fatigue.
  • Mental and Emotional: This crystal renews mental and emotional strength and energy.

Please remember that healing crystal meanings are not medical advice. Crystal healing is support for healing and wellness. See a doctor or other licensed healthcare practitioner about any illness or injury in addition to crystal healing.

Natural Ruby Wand
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How can you improve your life with this crystal?

Ritual, Sacred, and Traditional Uses of Ruby In Ancient and Modern Life

Ruby has been and is used for many things

  • Good Life: Ruby helps attain the ultimate in life.
  • Collect Energy: This gemstone collects energy.
  • Boosting Energy: Thus, this crystal is able to boost energy.
  • Lucid Dreaming: This stone increases lucid dreaming. Also, it increases the quality of those dreams.
  • Change Your World: This gemstone helps change your world in a positive way.
  • Bliss: Therefore it increases your ability to follow your bliss.
  • Devotion: This stone brings and enhances devotion.
  • Courage: This crystal fosters courage where fear was before.
  • Self-confidence: Thus, this stone brings a powerful sense of self-confidence.
  • Bringing Romance: This stone can bring romantic love to you.
  • Romance: This gemstone brings passion. Therefore it improves romance.
  • Enthusiasm: In this vein of bring a passion for life, it increases enthusiasm and excitement.
  • Positive Feelings:  This crystal increases positive feelings.
Faceted Ruby
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Additional Uses

  • Light: This crystal can lighten the darkness you feel at times.
  • Decrease Suffering: This gemstone decreases the belief that one must suffer. Therefore, it decreases suffering.
  • Guilt: It also eases guilt
  • Increase Happiness: Also, this stone increases happiness.
  • Expand Aura: Ruby can expand the aura.
  • Independence: With an expanded aura, this crystal also brings independence.
  • Concentration: This gemstone increases concentration.
  • Finances: This stone can help stabilize finances.
  • July birthstone
Faceted Ruby Teardrop
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Ruby is associated primarily with the Root Chakra, though it also stimulates the Heart Chakra and the energy field of the person. Consequently, see the Chakras pages to learn more about chakras.

You can find mineralogical information on Ruby at And gemological information at Also, you can see additional references and resources on crystals for sacred, spiritual healing, metaphysical and/or mineral information. Additionally, you can discover other stones at The Sacred Crystal Meanings.

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