You will receive one crystal that is 1 inch across and about 1/2 inch thick. This product is red to reddish purple color variations as can be seen in the photos.
Bulk Purchase Listing
You are buying one rock from the lot shown in the photographs. Listing every rock separately adds a lot in labor costs. We pass that savings on to you with lower prices and higher quality than the competition. 75% of all of our Reviews are from customers amazed by what they received buying our bulk purchase listing products!
What Do Customers Say About Kidz Rocks?
High quality beautiful stones, super fast shipping, generous size specimens bigger and better than I expected, great prices, packed well, you will be wowed and impressed, couldn't be happier, great communication, excellent service, will definitely order again. (Actual Quotes From Our Customers)
At Kidz Rocks You Get More!
Larger rocks, lower prices, best service and a FREE surprise specimen in every order. Also 10% off any 5 or more items and maximum $7.00 shipping no matter how many rocks are on your order!
The fiery and captivating Ruby is a stone of nobility, considered the most magnificent of all gems, the queen of stones and the stone of kings. Ancients believed it surpassed all other precious stones in virtue, and its value exceeded even that of the Diamond. The Chinese Emperor Kublai Khan was said to have offered an entire city in exchange for a sizable Ruby. Revered in many cultures throughout history, Ruby has always been a talisman of passion, protection and prosperity. It symbolizes the sun, and its glowing hue suggests an inextinguishable flame within the stone that legends claim would shine through even the thickest clothing and could not be hidden; if Ruby were cast into water it would cause it to boil, and if carved and pressed into wax, it would melt the wax. It was worn as an amulet or charm to ward off plague and pestilence, warned its wearer of impending danger, kept the body safe, and banished sadness and foolish thoughts. It was reputed to bring its owner peace, drive away frightful dreams, restrain lust, and to help resolve disputes. Burmese legend declares inserting a Ruby into the flesh would make one completely invulnerable. Today, Ruby’s metaphysical properties are no less astounding. This exquisite crystal emanates the pure Red ray with a vibrancy unsurpassed in the mineral kingdom. It actively stimulates the Base Chakra, increasing vitality and chi, the life-force energy, throughout the physical body and into the spirit. It promotes a clear mind, increased concentration and motivation, and brings a sense of power to the wearer, a self-confidence and determination that overcomes timidity and propels one toward prosperity and achievement. Ruby initiates the sensual pleasures of life. It stirs the blood and stimulates the heart, encouraging one to enjoy being in the physical world. It increases desire and sexual energy, and may be used to activate the kundalini. Ruby has always been associated with love, especially faithful passionate commitment and closeness. In antiquity Rubies were considered to be perfect wedding stones.
A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide). The red color is caused mainly by the presence of the element chromium. Its name comes from ruber, Latin for red. Other varieties of gem-quality corundum are called sapphires. Ruby is considered one of the four precious stones, together with sapphire, emerald and diamond. The quality of a ruby is determined by its color, cut, and clarity. All of these properties, together with carat weight, affect the value of a ruby. The brightest and most valuable "red" called blood-red or "pigeon blood", commands a large premium over other rubies of similar quality. After color follows clarity: similar to diamonds, a clear stone will command a premium, but a ruby without any needle-like rutile inclusions may indicate that the stone has been treated. Cut and carat weight are also an important factor in determining the price. Ruby is the traditional birthstone for July and is usually more pink than garnet, although some rhodolite garnets have a similar pinkish hue to most rubies. The world's most expensive ruby is the Sunrise Ruby. All natural rubies have imperfections in them, including color impurities and inclusions of rutile needles known as "silk". Gemologists use these needle inclusions found in natural rubies to distinguish them from synthetics, simulants, or substitutes. enerally, gemstone-quality corundum in all shades of red, including pink, are called rubies. However, in the United States, a minimum color saturation must be met to be called a ruby, otherwise the stone will be called a pink sapphire. Rubies have historically been mined in Thailand, the Pailin and Samlout District of Cambodia, Burma, India, Afghanistan, Australia, Namibia, Colombia, Japan, Scotland, Brazil and in Pakistan.
"The Best Value On The Internet"
Our promise is to redefine what it means to shop for rocks and minerals online. NO insane high prices, NO great piece one time and then a disappointing piece next time, NO rocks that look big online and then a tiny piece shows up, NO waiting a long time for shipping.
A partnership you can trust with each and every order that you will be pleased if not amazed when you open your package! Always high quality, Always larger sizes at lower prices, Always exactly what it says it is, Always a positive and fun experience. Those of you that shop with us again and again know we are serious about our commitment to you.
We have 3 objectives when we source a new product to sell. Larger size, higher quality and lower price. All of our products meet 2 of those objectives and most of them meet all 3. If it is not a specimen we would add to our own prized collection, we don't ship it out to you!
When you buy from Kidz Rocks you will be thrilled with each and every purchase or your money back and you keep the rock!
Shipping Outside The USA
If you live outside the USA please shop on our Ebay store which does offer international shipping. CLICK HERE to go to our Ebay store.
Please feel free to call us at 1-818-518-6278 day or evening for wholesale volume discounts, special needs orders or for other requests you may have. We love talking to our customers!
Our store never charges more than $7.00 shipping no matter how many rocks are on your order! We ship USPS First Class or USPS Priority Flat Rate depending on the size of your order. We ship all orders the same day you placed your order. We wrap every rock in high quality white foam to protect the rocks in shipment.
If you are not thrilled by your purchase simply call or email us for a full refund and your keep the rocks! If it was an expensive specimen we may send you a pre-paid return shipping label to send it back to us.
Our Listing Photographs
What you see IS what you get at Kidz Rocks! Besides using high quality Nikon lenses, we use 4500 color temperature 100 CRI lighting. 4500 temperature being the closest to natural light and CRI being Color Rendering Index or a light sources ability to faithfully render the colors. Solux is the only company that makes a full 100 CRI bulb. The adult hand in the photos is my hand and I have a very large hand measuring 8 inches from wrist to finger tip.
While many stores do not disclose treatments done to certain types of minerals after they are mined, we disclose all treatments in our listing descriptions. If the product listing does not say it was treated then it is a 100% natural rock just as it came out of the ground. Treatments are not always something to shy away from as some do. Many treatments simply reproduce the exact same process that mother nature uses and/or cleans the specimen so it may be enjoyed.