Ruby is a precious stone worn for its strength, protection against evils, and the charm of nobility associated with it.
It stands for love and passion, drawing good luck and friends. The star ruby, a rare variety of ruby, amplifies these effects and powers of ruby. Star ruby is a rare kind of ruby, which is cherished for exhibiting asterism. It gets its unique name from the 6-rayed star that shines over the surface when you move it.
The Star Characteristics
The star ruby gets its “star effect” from its rutile inclusions which are like needles. It is also the rutile that gives it the silky shimmer. Ruby can have a luster that’s almost equivalent to fine diamond when it’s polished. (more…)