Garnet and Its Creative Imagination

Garnet derives its name from the seed of pomegranate called granatum. It was believed that good luck follows people who are given garnet and bad luck follows those who steal it. In the olden times, it was a stone which was used to keep the demons, phantoms and devils away. Garnets have been used across the world from Czechoslovakia to Sumeria to Sweden. These stones were also a part of the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. According to mythology, Noah’s ark had a large garnet on it to provide light.

Protector and Energizer

Garnet is one of the most powerful protectors and energizing stones available in the world. It protects you and warns you of the approaching danger; it causes harms to the enemies. Garnet has been used for engagement rings since the ancient times since it inspires devotion and love and helps to cast away inhibitions. Emotional and sexual harmony is achieved with red garnet which also aids in sexual healing with a compatible partner. There are different types of garnets; however all of them are used to manifest prosperity and abundance. Garnet is found in various forms in Europe, USA and Australia. It corresponds to the number 2 which varies according to the kind of garnet. The corresponding planet is Mars. The zodiac signs it is related to are Leo, Capricorn, Virgo and Aquarius which again varies with the type.

People normally think of Garnet as a red stone, however, Garnet is found in different colors as well. There are five kinds of Garnets found which are:

1. Rhodolite

2. Almandine

3. Spessartine

4. Grossular /Tsavorite (from Kenya)/African Green Garnet (from Mali)

5. Andradite and Uvarovite

All these garnets have different colors, textures and mineral/chemical make up. Most of them are silicates of aluminum with varying structures and have a hardness ranging from 6.5 to 7.5. Their crystal systems include isometric, rhombic, dodecahedron and icositetrahedron.

Red Garnet helps in awakening the kundalini. It is one of the most helpful stones in times of crises. It enhances the survival instinct and aids in bringing hope and courage. IT makes crisis a challenge and bypasses resistance. IT works on the pituitary gland and aids in past life recall, increased sense of awareness and astral travel. IT works well with other crystals and enhances their energy. For business matters square cut garnet is a great stone and enhances prosperity.

Prosperity Stone

One of the most potent prosperity stones is the Grossular garnet. It heals all the limitations at all levels; physical, mental or spiritual. If you have problems related to money then Grossular garnet can help you. This stone aids in attracting abundance and even enhances the enjoyment of that abundance. It also aids in recovering from trauma and other illnesses. Since it aids in regeneration, it is used during and after surgery. The Grossular Green garnet, tsavorite, aids in healing tramas and blockages associated in the chakras. This stone can help in receiving sustenance from the universe at all levels.

Garnet can help you manifesting your vision, hopes and desires. It aids in making things work with confidence and faith in one’s abilities.

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