Garnet Red

Garnet is a stone of regeneration and energizing.  It can boost the energy of an entire system and revitalize it, and is said to be stabilizing in that it can bring order to chaos. Garnet derives its name from either of the medieval Latin words Granatum, “pomegranate”, referring to it’s colour or granum, the name of a red dye. However, Garnet is found in many colors including red, orange, yellow, green, purple, brown, blue, black, pink, and colorless, with reddish shades most common.


Garnet is the birthstone for January.

Healing properties of Garnet

Garnet is protective and grounding. It is very soothing to the emotions and helps to align and strengthen the physical self and emotional self. Garnet carries the energy of prosperity and the enjoyment of worldly pleasures. It is a useful tool for helping to ground ones dreams and desires in the physical realm.

Sources of Garnet

Most Garnets are a variety of aluminium silicates. Their hardness varies from 6.5 to 7.5. Garnets are found in India, Afghanistan, Austria, Czech Republic, Mexico, Greenland, Africa, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Madagascar, Sweden and the USA.


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