Garnet is the birthstone for January and the stone that celebrates the 2nd anniversary of marriage. The name “garnet” comes from the Latin word “Garanatus,” meaning “seedlike,” in reference to a pomegranate.
Garnets have been mentioned throughout ancient history and religions.
Hebrews mentions the stone as one of the twelve gems in Aaron’s breastplate.
The Talmud tells the story of how a large Garnet provided the only source of light on Noah's Ark.
A blood-red garnet is also considered as a symbol of Christ’s sacrifice.
The Koran tells how a garnet illuminates the Fourth Heaven of the Muslim.
In Greek mythology, garnet is a symbol of quick return of someone eternally loved in reference to Hades giving Persephonie a pomegranate.
Garnet is a root chakra stone and is said to be excellent for manifestation and facilitating you to ground your dreams in reality, bringing abundance, prosperity, and realization of those dreams.
It is also associated with the heart chakra and is used to balance, purify, align and remove negative energy from all the chakras and aura.
Garnet stones are believed to revitalises, purifies and balances energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate. Inspires love and devotion. It activates and strengthens the survival instinct, bringing courage and hope. Stimulates past-life recall. Sharpens perceptions of oneself and others. Garnet removes inhibitions and taboos. It opens the heart and bestows self-confidence.
It is also believed to regenerates the body and stimulates the metabolism. It treats disorders of the spine and spinal fluid, bone, cellular structure and composition. Purifies the heart, lungs, blood and regenerates DNA. Garnet boosts the immune system and energy levels.
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