Garnet is a powerful energizing and regenerative gemstone. It balances, strengthens and protects. While it is one of the most plentiful stones, it has several forms according to its mineral base, along with its color energies, angels, and Feng Shuai uses.
There are few colors and shapes of the Garnet. Today I will write about the red color.
It is intimately tied to the Earth, and is a talisman of protection and unyielding strength, increasing willpower and resistance to all things negative. The Garnet gem is connected to the First Chakra, it is a stone of physical love and relationships, and a spiritual stone of psychic protection.
Garnet is well known as a Stone of commitment to a purpose, to others, and to oneself. Its loving powers reflect the attributes of devotion and understanding.
There are legends and folklore that place garnet among the most ancient of talismans. Not only was it prized as an ornamental jewel, but its strong curative powers and protective energies made it invaluable.
Garnets were used in former Czechoslovakia as far back as the Bronze Age, and in Egypt more than five thousand years ago. They were used in Samaria and in Sweden between. They were also popular in ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. According to the Talmud, the only light on Noah's ark was provided by a large Garnet. In Europe, during the Middle Ages, Garnet was used to enhancing truth, faith, and constancy, and to dispel melancholy. As a Warrior's Stone, Garnet served as a talisman in the Crusades for both the Christians and their Muslim enemies
Garnet has been one of the twelve stones in the Breastplate of the High Priest and has been used as a sacred stone by the Native American Indians, the South American Indians, the Aztecs, the African tribal elders, and the Mayans. It acts with speed to expand one's awareness due to the flash of lightning contained within and enhances one's internal fire to bring creative powers to implementation.
One of the legends says that if a Garnet is put under a pillow it will cure depression, it can be used to make a person popular and have self-esteem when worn as jewelry and It can protect one on trips.
- Color: red, scarlet.
- It's the birthstone of January.
- It's the anniversary Gemstone for the second year and the 18th year.
- The name comes from the Latin word ‘granatus’, seeds, because of the stone’s resemblance to the seeds of a pomegranate.
- The source of the Garnet comes from the continent of Africa. A student in Central Australia discovered the largest single garnet ever found. Others source include India, Soviet Union, Brazil and the United States.
You can find some beautiful pieces in my store, during the month, there will also be new pieces. I learn to love this gemstone, it can make the perfect gift for wife or mom, it can also be a great gift for your man, as the red dark color makes it very special, and sometimes you can just add a small bead to the pendant, necklace, it will do the work...