Ruby is a pink to blood-red colored Gemstone and a variety of the mineral Corundum (aluminum oxide). Ruby is a traditional Cardinal Gem along with Amethyst, Sapphire, Emerald, and Diamond. Rubies have a Mohs Hardness of 9, making them one of the hardest gemstones right below Diamonds (which sit at 10.0 on the hardness scale).
This piece definitely shines like the Star Ruby featured in this elegant silver setting. This pendant is marvelous to examine, and holds a warm and loving vibration. It would compliment both formal or casual wear.
Ruby is commonly associated with invigoration, renewing energy, and inspiring passion. Ruby is connected with the Heart Chakra and is thought to balance heart energy, and encourage "following your heart".
You are purchasing the exact piece in the photographs. Black cord not included.