garnet

garnets are a related group of minerals. members of this group include: almandine (red to violet red); spessartite (yellow, rose, or orange to reddish-brown); pyrope (deep red); grossular (white, yellow, yellow-green, brownish-red, orange or black); andradite (colorless, yellow-green, or brown to black). the most prized garnet is an emerald green variety called demantoid and is a member of the adradite group.

colour/appearance:

dark red, black, pink, green, orange, purple, brown, yellow

sources:

africa, india, former soviet union states, brazil and usa.

cleansing:

cleanse with running water method, energize on an amethyst cluster or in sunlight

planet(s):

mars

pluto

zodiac:

aquarius

capricorn

leo

virgo

element(s):

chakra(s):

third eye

crown

best combined with:

feng shui use:

center (spirituality)

north (personal journey/success)

southwest (partnership)

northwest (travel)

negative directions (personal power to bring victory)

physical:

garnet is a stone of health, it helps transform negative energy to a more positive state
the brown varieties of garnet are used by healers to help draw out and release stress
it is said that garnet increases sex drive.

emotional:

garnet helps us with commitment, to ourselves, others and to a purpose

spiritual:

garnet balances and stimulates the kundalini, base and crown chakras

locations and rituals:

garnet stimulates success in business. if your business is not as good as it should be, put 3 or more garnets on your desk

put garnet under a pillow it will to cure depression

wear garnet as jewelry to make you popular and have self-esteem

garnet protects one on trips