Known as the gemstone of the Planet Sun, Ruby bestows its wearer with success, honor, and strength. Generally worn to nullify any ill favors of the Sun in one’s horoscope, Ruby status. In Hindi by the name, Manikya or Manik- Ruby comes in mainly two variants, Burmese Ruby and Indian Ruby. Ruby Gemstone is admired for its pure hue unlike found in any other Gemstone. Ruby glows with a deep, shining, (almost) "stoplight" reddish pink color. As an aphrodisiac stone, it brings vitality in a native’s life. Ruby (Manik) is an original, deep pink/blood red colored gemstone. This precious gemstone belongs to the family of the Corundum.