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Ruby Lids


Facts about Ruby

Appearance / Color: Various shades of pink to dark red. Sometimes with bluish tints. Highly decorative. Often found in a greenish matrix.
Source: Found in Africa, Myanmar, Norway, Switzerland, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka and elsewhere.
Medicinal Uses: Reputed to help those with impaired sexuality, tends to encourage independence amongst those who wear it. Good for the blood, the heart, gout and virus infections etc. An Aries, Leo and Scorpio birthstone.
Properties: The less expensive African ruby can be engraved, is often patterned but is very difficult to polish.
Availability: Not rare but quite expensive and difficult to carve.

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