Garnet - Stone Guide
Garnet’s have been lighting the wrists of many in firey-red tones for centuries. Greek mythology said that pomegranates were a gift of love and the Greeks associated it with eternity. Garnet became and has remained a gift of love. Many would give this stone to their lovers, as it was as deep in color as that of a beautiful pomegranate. It has even been found in graves dating back to 3000 B.C. This stone is durable and forever a favorite to all of those hopeless romantics out there. Garnet is actually the group name, it also comes in many different forms such as Grossular, Almandine, and Spessartine to name a few.
Health - A red stone, such as Garnet, is thought to fight-off hemorrhages and inflammatory diseases. They are also strengthening the body and enhancing endurance and vigor. Many believed that it was important to be wearing the stone if you were commonly exerting your body. Garnet is also said to improve heart, blood, and skin conditions. Both men and women are said to be positively affected by the stone in the reproductive systems. Along with benefiting not only the circulatory system and the reproductive system it’s said to aid in balancing your metabolism, treats spinal and cellular disorders, purifies and reenergizes the blood, heart and lungs, and regenerates DNA. It also assists the assimilation of minerals and vitamins.
Passion - This stone is an aid when looking for true everlasting love. The red stone is known to have many virtues when it comes to love and sex. It’s said to balance sex drive and suposedly aids also in sexual potency and fertility. Garnet is said to help a couple move more freely and easily in to passionate and sensual explorations. The stone inspires commitment, monogamous and stable marriage, and promises of devotion and fidelity with surety.
Energy - Many believe that Garnet is not just powerful when it comes to your physical health, but also your mental health. The virtues of the stone have believed to include, success, self-esteem, fidelity, true friendship, passion, loyalty, devotion, faith, consistency, and truth. The stone is also said to ward off terrible night terrors and bad dreams. These stones are not just a beautiful accessory they are always promoting the highest of positive vibes.