Garnets are a group of silicate minerals. All species of garnets possess similar physical properties and crystal forms but differ in chemical composition Such as Pyrope Mg3Al2Si3O12, Almandine Fe3Al2Si3O12, Spessartine Mn3Al2Si3O12, Andradite Ca3Fe2Si3O12, Grossular Ca3Al2Si3O12, Uvarovite Ca3Cr2Si3O12.
Most Garnets have a variable magnetic attraction. This characteristic also uses to identify garnet. Pyrope – almandine – spessartine and uvarovite – grossular – andradite is two solid solution series of garnets.
This nesosilicates mineral Specific gravity is 3.1–4.3 with 6.5–7.5 hardness according to the Mohs hardness scale. Garnets don’t have Pleochroism, It’s a single Reflective Stone in gemstone families.
Garnet has many kinds of colour such as Red, Purple, Green, Yellow, Orange, pink, Colour Change, Blue, Brown, Black, Colourless. Blue Garnet is very rare.
Also, Garnet can be found with the star effect because of well-oriented inclusions. It is frequently found in 4 rays. Star garnet is a very popular stone among garnet lovers.
Colour change garnet is a quite rare variety of garnet family with changing colour in the different light source. It can be seen when using fluorescent light and incandescent light. Green to red colour change garnet is rare and valuable.
In history, Red garnets were the most commonly used gemstones. In industrial, Garnet sand is a good abrasive, and a common replacement for silica sand in sandblasting.
Garnet is found in Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Madagascar, Ethiopia, USA, France, Iran, Italy, Germany, Mexico, Norway, Russia, Turkey, Zimbabwe, Australia, Austria, Canada, Japan, Namibia, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland.
Garnet is the traditional birthstone of those born in January and the birthstone of Aquarius in astrology.
We must remember that the most powerful of all is our mind power. The use of gemstones in the chemical, wave and vibration energy of the gemstones can only be of some help to the well being of man. It is like a fence on the stairs. The stair fence is not essential for climbing stairs. But having a stair fence will make it easier to climb the stairs. That is also the case with using a gemstone. Almost every gem has its own vibrational and waves energy. also, the chemical properties of the gemstones are very special. Gemstones are used to cure diseases and to stimulate and balance the energy fields of the human body by the chemical composition and other energies of the gemstones.
Healing Properties of Garnet 👇
This nesosilicate Gemstone energy cleanses and re-energizes the chakra’s energy fields. Garnet Associates with Base chakra regenerates the body and stimulates the metabolism. Mainly Red garnet colour energies work with the base chakra and stimulate chakra Energy fields. Colour energies of the garnets work with differ in each chakra.
¶ Red Garnet: Muladhara
¶ Orange Garnet: Svadisthana
¶ Green Garnet: Anaghata
¶ Purple Garnet: Sahasra
Garnet is a highly effective gemstone with earth energies. It easily connects with earth and absorbs cosmic power. It’s vibrational energies help to balance the circulation of the body and that will help to reduce stress and keep calm your mind. That also will help to balance your thoughts during meditation.
Garnet also promotes sexual thoughts and sexual energies. It also balances emotional states. In Crystal treatment, It is used for skin conditions. Garnet chemical healing and colour energies treat spinal and cellular disorders, purifies the blood, heart and lungs, and regenerates DNA and assist assimilation of minerals and vitamins Such as iodine, calcium, magnesium, and Vitamins A, D, and E. [ Vitamins and Minerals Guide ]
Please Note: Gemstones healing information contained on this web site for information purpose only. To do any simple crystal healing therapies or treatment, You must know at least basic crystal therapy knowledge. Please see your doctor, health care professional or crystal healers before starting any alternative treatments.