January’s Birthstone is..
When people think of Garnet they instantly think of RED-however Garnets can come in many shades!
From red to pink ,orange, and green …
GARNET MEANING & PROPERTIESGarnet has that beautiful glassy glow which makes it one of the most beautiful stones that you will ever see.
The name is derived from ‘granatus’, the Latin word for seed or grain because of the stone’s resemblance to the small round seeds of a pomegranate.
The most common color of Garnet is red, but the color varies most of the time depending on the gemstone’s composition. It can have a dark, strong red color, or it can also be brownish red.
While it is commonly thought that Garnet is a red gemstone, there are also Garnet stones that are pink, orange, green, deep brown, purple-red, yellow and colour change! There are some that appear olive green or pale pink when exposed to natural or artificial light.
Garnet can be found and mined in countries like Austria, Hungary, Canada, Brazil, South Africa, and India.
A powerful gem garnet has the power to purify the energies in your body by getting rid of the toxins and restoring your body to its revitalised and re-energised state.
Garnet can cleanse your body, mind, and spirit. It can make sure that you are functioning at your 100% all the time!
It’s a stone that you must have if you want to achieve or regain your balance, if you want to feel safe and protected, and if you want to harness your inner strength.
It can promote self-empowerment and higher thinking. It can harness your creativity which can help you in all your pursuits.