This listing is for the beautiful Red Ruby in Zoisite polished stone pictured above. It measures 1.25”long, 1” wide, .25” thick and weighs 18 grams. Ready to enjoy or inspire something of your own creation. Oh for the LOVE of Rubies Ruby In Zoisite....a gift to the heart from the heart of mother earth. Said to improve circulation, heart disorders, and increase sex drive. It stimulates the crown and heart chakra. Rubies are a hard aluminum oxide metamorphic stone growing under intense heat and pressure...forming where hydrothermal fluids meet limestone. The rich red color arises when chromium deposits displace some of the aluminum ions in the stone. From their fiery birth, Rubies bring a passion for life and vitality to the physical body. This energy can motivate one to achieve one's goals and follow their bliss. As a psychic protector, this stone shields the aura from negative intentions of others. Rating an 8 on the Mohs hardness scale, this stone is one of strength and courage, empowering the base and heart chakras to shine and express. Take your own healing journey with this stone and discover its message for you. No two stones are the same, the possibilities are infinite! This rock is truly one of a kind.