Ruby is considered the most magnificent of all gems. Ancients believed it to surpass all other precious stones in virtue, and its value exceed even that of the Diamond. Revered in many cultures throughout history, ruby has always been a talisman of nobility, passion, protection and prosperity. Ruby encourages passion and a zest for life. It improves motivation and the setting of realistic goals. It balances the heart and instills confidence. Ruby encourages joy, spontaneity, laughter and courage. It promotes positive dreams. It aids in retaining wealth and passion. It encourages the removal of negative energies from the wearer's path. It helps the wearer overcome exhaustion, lethargy, imparts potency and vigor, and calms hyperactivity. Ruby is one of such stone that will never allow the wearer to succumb to boredom.