Ruby... A "Stone of Nobility". Since the ancient times, it has been known as a talisman of passion, protection and prosperity. It stimulates and increases the life-force energy throughout the body and into the spirit. It helps sharpen the mind, enhance concentration, and brings you to heightened awareness. It is a stone associated with love, life and passion. It deepens relationships and encourages commitment. It protects against psychic and psychological attacks. It can also protect the home from fire and intruders.