The "Stone of Nobility". Gathers and amplifies energy. Discourages violence. Enhances one's success. Excellent shielding stone. Protects against psychic attacks. Helps retain wealth. Protects against nightmares. Brings light to one's life. Promotes creativity. Ruby crystals (as opposed to gems) help one access the spiritual realm. They also purify and correct trapped energies and release blockages. They stimulate understanding of information from Spirit Guides and are important for astral travel. Used with Carnelian are used to remove earthbound spirits. Fever. Heart. Toxins. Counteract caffeine.