Ruby or Manik is a Gemstone that is ruled by the Planet Sun is a hot Gemstone by nature. The Colors are shades of Red in brownish, purplish or pinkish. As it is associated with Sun, It is said to initiate spark, joy, liveliness, giving financial stability and guard the wearer from darker energies, evil spirits, etc. There are many origins of Ruby / Manik like Indian, New Burma, Old Burma, African. Wearing Finger: Ring/ Anamika Finger of right hand. Jewellery Metal: Manik / Ruby should be best if made in Gold or Bronze. Wearing Day: Should be worn at Daytime on Sunday after Bath. Cautions: One should remove and get a new one if the Gemstone get cracked or consult your astrologer. You should not wear Diamond, Blue Sapphire, Hessonite along with Ruby (Manik), unless a learned astrologer suggest or recommend so!