Overview : Garnet
is a naturally occurring gemstone.
Usage: Garnet is a stone of vital power and energy, and lends vitality and strength. It aids in raising and directing the flow of kundalini energy and increases sensuality. It is associated with the root chakra. Given as a gift, garnet symbolizes true and never-ending love and devotion. Garnet invokes and releases ones creative ability and inner fire. The garnet is a symbol of frienship, love and devotion.
Legend : Jewelry articles with garnets were known already in the Scythes epoch. It was believed throughout the ages that garnets bring luck in love and friendship, and keep the enemies away from their owners. The blood-red color of the Arizona ruby and almandines gave birth to a belief that garnets normalize the blood pressure and help during fibrillation.Legend holds that Noah used the brilliant stone as a boat lamp.
Occurrence: Garnet is found in Africa, Brazil, Canada, India, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, and the USA (Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Virginia).
Birthstone - January
Anniversary gemstone- 2nd year.
** The astrologers advise to wear garnets for people born under the Aries and Leo signs.
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