Garnet is said to have been one of the twelve stones in the Breastplate of the High Priest, and has been used as a sacred stone by the Native American Indians, the South American Indians, the Aztecs, the African tribal elders, and the Mayans. It acts with speed to expand one's awareness due to the flash of lightening contained within, and enhances one's internal fire to bring creative powers to implementation.
Garnet balances energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate, and can inspire love and balance the sex drive. Garnet is considered a lucky stone, for love, success, and for business relationships. It helps you let go of old behavior patterns and boosts self-confidence. Garnet provides a protective influence and a calming stable vitality during use. It is thought to heal emotional problems. Placed under a pillow, Garnet is reputed to alleviate bad dreams. Medicine men used it to cure mental depression.
Garnet is useful to have in a crisis, particularly in situations where there seems to be no way out or where life has fragmented. It fortifies, activates, and strengthens the survival instinct, bringing courage and hope into those situations. Crisis is turned into challenge under Garnet's influence and promotes mutual assistance in times of trouble.
Garnet can act as a strong help to balance the energy system, stimulate desires and uplift your attitude. As a balancer stone, Garnet can prevent fears of insecurity and even money losses. They're lucky stones: lucky for love, success, and for goals. Use Garnet to increase your positivity and popularity, thus enhancing your personal self-esteem. As an energy stone, it can encourage success in business and business relationships.
Borrowing from traditional Chinese medicine, the Garnet crystal stone supports the flow of Chi throughout the body, which boosts the detox of negative emotions that manifest in the body. Garnet healing crystal properties bring warmth to the system, which improves circulation on a cellular level while warming the heart like puppies in a cuddle puddle. If you're in a relationship, use Garnet crystal properties to deepen your romantic love. If you're single and ready to mingle, Garnet is a gem at enhancing the laws of attraction.
Chakras – Root Chakra, Sacral Chakra
Zodiac – Aquarius
Due to being a natural product, all stones may vary in color, shape, and design.