Ruby Iolite is a stone of balance

Ruby Iolite Feel Loved Crystals Moonrise Crystals

At Moonrise Crystals we believe that there’s a crystal for every person and every situation. This Ruby Iolite was gifted to a very special person. They were nominated by someone who loves them very much.

She’s engaged to a wonderful man!  But unfortunately, her little boy does not approve.  He’s 5 years old and he wants his mom and “real” dad to be a family again.  She’s doing her best to teach him that families and households change sometimes; but that doesn’t mean we have to lose the people we love.  This little boy is loved by so many people! He is loved by his mom and dad, and by his almost-stepdad too.  Love is growing, not contracting.  That’s a lot for a little boy to understand, but she’s hopeful that he’ll feel more comfortable soon.  Far more aggravating, is the fact that her fiance’s mother is also not a fan of their relationship.  She’s not ready to lose her 30 year old son to another woman.  It’s one thing to explain change to a child.  It’s another thing altogether to convince a stubborn adult to accept change gracefully.

Her own mom loves her to the moon and back! She thinks her fiance is a great guy and she totally supports them as a couple.  Her heart goes out to the little guy, but she’s totally confident that her daughter is raising him appropriately.  Her daughter is a strong and capable woman.  She has no doubt that her daughter will do well in life.  As for that other mother…. well…. we don’t always get to chose our relatives.

Their Stone

Ruby Iolite is a stone of balance.  It celebrates healthy relationships and passionate love affairs.  It also helps us to remain cool and calm when faced with difficult relationships.  Ruby Iolite helps us to communicate effectively and to cleverly navigate uncomfortable situations.  It helps us to stay logical and heart-centered and to avoid giving in to frustration or despair.  Ruby Iolite is an excellent crystal ally for exploring shifting relationships and our own responsibilities within them.  It inspires emotional intelligence.  Ruby Iolite teaches us how to be better listeners and to hear not only what is actually being said but also the hidden feelings behind the words.  This in turn, allows us to speak directly to the other person’s real fears and desires, and to give them the reassurance that they need.  Ruby Iolite helps us to bring everyone together and to work together towards a happy and harmonious life.  Ruby Iolite gives us self-confidence and the courage to take action and do what we know to be right.

Healing, Mineralogy, and History

Published September 2016  •  Updated December 2022  •  Read Time: 7 minutes
Ruby Iolite is a unique blend of pink rubies on a gray or tan matrix of Cordierite that is found in India.  Cordierite is the scientific name for a mineral that comes in variety of colors, the most desirable being a dark blue gem called Iolite.  The name Iolite is widely used in the jewelry and metaphysical industry, while Cordierite is usually reserved for scientists or collectors.  Energetically, this gem combines the joyful passion of Ruby with the quiet wisdom of Iolite.  Together they encourage us to be more thoughtful towards our loved ones and to consider what is necessary to make everyone happy and successful in life. […]

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