GARNET - Pomegranate Love
There are 6 main species of Garnet. Their colours range from yellow, brown, black, orange, green, violet, pink to a deep red.
These are the various types of species of Garnet:
ALMANDINE – DARK RED TO VIOLET RED, REDDISH BROWN TO BROWN
ANDRADITE – TONES OF BROWN, GREEN, AND BLACK
GROSSULAR – FROM WHITE(COLOURLESS) TO YELLOWS, TO YELLOW GREENS, TO SHADES OF ORANGE AND BLACK
PYROPE – DEEP RICH REDS (NO BROWN HUES INDICATE A HIGH VALUE)
SPESSARTINE – YELLOW-ORANGE, ORANGE, PINKS, BROWNS
UVAROVITE – GREEN
Garnet can assist in enhancing the effect of other crystals by amplifying their effect. Square cut Garnets are used to bring success in business ventures.
Garnet is particularly good for: Attracting Love, Dreaming, Blood diseases, Regeneration of the body, Metabolism, Spinal and cellular disorders, blood, heart, lungs, Regeneration of DNA, aids in the body with absorption of Vitamins/minerals
Chemical Compounds – Magnesium aluminium silicate with manganese, chromium and/or iron silicate
Native – Europe, USA (Arizona and New Mexico), South Africa and Australia
CHAKRA – Base (Root) and Heart
Zodiac Signs – Capricorn, Aquarius, ( Leo, Virgo depending on type)
Planet – Mars
The Garnet name comes from the Latin word Granatum. This is named for the seed of the Pomegranate.
It is good luck to receive a Garnet but bad luck if you steal one.
Our Ancestors used Garnet as protection to drive off Ghosts, Phantoms and demons.
Garnet is a powerfully energising stone and it is said to warn of approaching danger, but it can also aid in harming your enemies.
Traditionally it is used in Engagement rings. Garnet can inspire Love by giving us more self confidence and loving ourselves and others with more devotion. It can help removes inhibitions and taboos. It’s said to help open up our hearts to love. The Garnet is said to assist in balancing our sex drives and helps remove disharmony.
Garnet is excellent at assisting us to balance out our sex drives and helps the controlled rise of the kundalini energy, which helps to add potency thus heightening the effect of tantric sex, and aids us in helping to find a compatible sexual partner for sexual healing.
Garnet are a good crystal to use when a crisis arises as it helps to assist when there seems to be no way out of a situation or where life is fragmented, or it has become traumatic. Garnet enhances our survival instinct, bringing courage to us at hard times. Thus crisis becomes challenges instead of a no way out. It also promotes mutual assistance.
Garnet has a strong links to our Pituitary Gland.
Garnet expands our awareness of situations, also helping in past life recall and any out of body experiences.