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History & Usage of Rubies

The History Of Rubies In Antiquity The entire history of rubies is one rich in mystery, passion, and splendor. The precious gemstone is mentioned eight times in the Bible and as one of the twelve precious stones created by God, has been coveted by royalty, ...

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The History Of Rubies In The Middle Ages During the Middle Ages, rubies were thought to insure victory in all conflicts, including lawsuits and war.  Other properties attributed to rubies included protection from lightning, tempests, worms, sadness, and ...

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Modern History of Rubies As the allure and appeal of rubies entered the modern age, they experienced a rapid increase in how they were coveted and collected. When nations were conquered, rubies and other precious gemstones were targeted in the spoils of war. ...

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Famous Rubies of the World Many people and cultures have cherished extraordinary rubies for as long as rubies have been a recognized gemstone. Some of the most famous rubies in history can today be found in the collections of world-class museums such as the ...

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The Use Of Rubies In Film and Television As such a profoundly popular gemstone, it is no surprise that rubies have been prominently featured in many highly regarded films and television series. They have been the centerpiece of an entire story. They have been ...

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The History Of Rubies In Spirituality Ruby is the stone of the heart.  It facilitates the ability to give and receive unconditional love.  It promotes a passion for life and instills renewed vigor. It also promotes sexuality, but never in a self-destructive ...

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The History Of Rubies In Religion Throughout recorded time, rubies have been believed to possess powerful protective properties when worn as or talismans.  In antiquity, rubies were engraved with images of Venus (to signify the power of love), Osiris (to ...

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How Rubies Are Used For Health In antiquity, rubies and other gemstones were thought to treat disease when they were used as ointments or swallowed as potions or teas.  Color was critical for determining the medicinal use of gemstones. Red stones, including ...

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Rubies As Expressions Of Love Rubies have long been associated with love and romance and have been used in engagement rings for centuries.  Ruby is said to enhance the ability to give and receive unconditional love. It is known as the stone of the heart ...

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Rubies & Vedic Astrology For many centuries, cultures of the Indian subcontinent have studied different aspects and properties of gemstones. From Ancient Sanskrit texts, there is a copious amount of information on the power of rubies to influence the ...

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