A Gemstone that looks like it’s made for royalty. The Garnet Gemstone has a deep red colour to it.
The word “Garnet” comes from the Latin word “Granatus,” meaning “grain” or “Seed”, similar to what is inside a pomegranate, hence that is the reason why Garnet was given its name. It has a close resemblance to the succulent pomegranate seed.
Per the Mythology of Chakra Healing, The Garnet Gemstone is known to cleanse and re-energise the chakras. It helps to revitalise and balances energy, bringing serenity or passion.
Per Scientology, The Garnet Gemstone has a hardness of 6.5 to 7.5. The chemical compound for this is, A3B2(SiO4)3.
Where is The Garnet Gemstone sourced from?
The Garnet Gemstone was first mined in Sri Lanka over 2,500 years ago. It can be sourced from Africa, Australia, India, Russia, South America; and in the United States, in Arizona and Idaho.
What other colours does Garnet come in?
Garnet is instantly recognised for its deep red colour, however it is available in many others, such as yellow, orange, pinks, greens, and violets.
Giving a loved one a jewellery with Garnet Gemstone/s is thought to be symbol of love and the desire for a loved one’s safe travel and speedy homecoming.
It is January’s birthstone, but far from being only a winter gem, the Garnet Gemstone.