Posted on 05 January 2017
The durable Garnet crystal can be found in many colours but it’s most commonly known for its rich shade of red.
Fun Fact: its name is thought to be derived from the word pomegranate because of its deep red seeds! Garnet is a stone found on many continents such as USA, Russia, Kenya and Tanzania.
~ MOHS hardness: 6.5 - 7.5
~ January Birthstone
IN MYTHOLOGY, LEGENDS SAY...
It is good luck when you’re being gifted a garnet! When worn, it is a powerfully energising stone and it protects you from all perils while travelling. They were often used as signet rings in ancient Rome, and the nobility favored garnets in the Middle Ages. Traditionally used for engagement rings, it also inspires love, passion and devotion.
Give this stone to a loved one or friendship you deeply value.
A great stone to start off the year well!