Gemstone Gem Notes: Garnet Meaning and Properties

The deep, glossy red color of garnet resembles the juicy seeds of a pomegranate, which is perhaps why its name is derived from the Latin word granatum, meaning pomegranate seed. In Greek mythology, a pomegranate was often given as a gift of passion and associated with eternal love. In ancient history, travelers wore garnet gemstones because … Continue reading Gemstone Gem Notes: Garnet Meaning and Properties

January’s Birthstone; Garnet

Garnet is found the world over, and though commonly known to be red, it is in fact found in a variety of colors and chemical formulas, each with its own set of spiritual properties. Legends and folklore place garnet among the most ancient of talismans. Not only was it prized as an ornamental jewel, but … Continue reading January’s Birthstone; Garnet

Six Stones for Aquarius

Using an ally, like a gemstone or crystal, is a good idea for this sign, as they are naturally empathetic to nature, and thrive best when in touch with their spirituality. Aquarius does well with stones that are light blue in color, as they are the water bearer, but can also incorporate red and yellow. … Continue reading Six Stones for Aquarius

Gem Jewelry…

Gemstones are a great way to help me relax, gain focus, and ground myself. No better surprise than to find the gemstone you slipped into your pocket as a little good luck charm when your eyes were barely open at six AM, giving you that afternoon boost you need! Gemstones are special because they each … Continue reading Gem Jewelry…

Garnet: January Birthstone

Garnet gemstone is ideal for meditation and spiritual work and aids in one's sexual energy and self-confidence. The garnet is associated with Honesty, truth and a symbol of love, especially the red garnet. Garnet is a stone known that helps one to be stable and brings thoughts that are positive. Therefore aiding ones intuition bringing … Continue reading Garnet: January Birthstone

Healing Crystals for Balancing Yin and Yang Energies

The language of cosmic balance stems from each one of our own spiritual balance, which can be briefed as the effect of yin and yang stability. Yin and Yang are the foundation of the life force, which crystal users harness, control and direct for healing, health, and magic. What are Yin and Yang Energy Described as the two halves of Life … Continue reading Healing Crystals for Balancing Yin and Yang Energies

THE VIBRANT BODY STONE: GARNET

The particular color of a garnet specimen will determine its exact effect, but garnet will always work to focus and activate. Red garnets are best for energizing stones for the body, speeding up all processes and amplifying the effects of other stones placed nearby. Other Varieties of Garnet: Andradite. Grossularite. Hessonite. Melanite. Pyrope. Rhodolite. Spessartite. Uvarovite. … Continue reading THE VIBRANT BODY STONE: GARNET