Sublime hues of purplish grey cordierite with bright pink ruby crystals create this striking mineral combination. The colors are beautiful in the rough, but just just divine when polished. What is cordierite? It is is the mineralogical name for for the more commonly known gemological term, iolite. This mineral is a relatively new find from Ganjam, Orissa, India. We picked it up because the pink ruby crystals really attracted our attention.
We've found ruby and cordierite to have a beautiful heart energy. Most ruby works in the physical body, but this combination works on the emotional bodies, from the heart through the crown. It gently opens the heart to accept what the mind already knows, but has a hard time accepting. Heart issues such as love, abundance, forgiveness actually take place on many levels. Mind over matter works to a point, but the heart is a different story. The healing energy of this stone takes healing to the next level, aiding your heart to accept what the mind has already overcome. This stone provides gentle yet persistent in shift in your energy aiding you to let go. Its gentle protective energy, assists you to set up your personal boundaries and avoid overextending yourself.
Ruby is known as a "stone of nobility, gathering and amplifying energy while promoting and stimulating mental concentration. It can improve ones success in controversies and disputes, encouraging gentleness and discouraging violence. It is an excellent shielding stone, protecting on all levels and safeguarding ones consciousness from psychic attack. Ruby has been used to counter-balance stimulants such as nicotine and caffeine.