People who are in love with red color would definitely like to have a Burmese Ruby. If there is anything more red than the color red than it is this gemstone. The reason for using the word red numerous times is that the stone is only famous for its color and hence it is necessary to mention it. Women and Ruby has a strong association with each other as both of them have a very strong association with each other as the color symbolifies love, passion and power.
Ruby is a valuable and a precious gemstone. It has got all the qualities of a finest quality stone. Be it in terms of color, hardness or the brilliance a Ruby sets aside all the other stone in its category and ranks far better in comparison to the other gemstones. India is one such country in the world that has a strong connection with this gemstone. It is said in the ancient period, whenever any such stone was found it used to receive a royal treatment by the kings. Till today, the stone holds a royal significance as they are used in some households for decoration purpose.
Coming to the color of the stone it can be said that the blood red color of the stone is due to the presence of mineral like iron, titanium and vanadium. Since the stone belongs to the corundum family the presence of aluminium oxide and chrome are quite evident. But it is said that the stone’s color is primarily due to the presence of chrome. There is a history behind this. Millions of years ago when the formation of minerals began beneath the earth it was due to the accumulation of excess chrome that had resulted in such a beautiful creation of the Ruby Gemstone. But on the other hand, the chrome was also responsible for developing cracks inside the stone.
Few rubies have a shiny display and they are known as Star Rubies. These rubies are very rare and are mainly start shaped. It produces a lightening effect which is known as asterism. In order to purchase the best ruby one can only determine its quality by the intensity of its color. But the true beauty of a good Ruby depends to a large extent by the way it has been cut.
The stone is used for healing many types of problem faced by the human body. It brings positive energy inside the mind of a person and is therefore used by those who have been suffering from problems like mental trauma, disorder and frustration. Since, the stone brings a cooling effect to the mind, it is used for meditation. It also acts as an effective shield and helps to protect an individual from all the evil forces of nature. The stone even finds its usage in technology. The stone also brings courage inside a person there by making him or her more self confident. It is used for making watches, medical instruments and lasers that are used in microscopic surgery.