Garnet is a naturally occurring stone, which is composed of group of silicate minerals. This stone is mostly found in dodecahedral crystal form. Garnet gemstones crystallize in the cubic crystal, having three axes perpendicular to each other. It can be very well identified by magnet. Transparent garnet gemstones are used in jewelry making. Garnet is a very helpful gemstone for the person who is facing lack of self confidence. It is the gemstone which is used in the treatment of blood related disorder. If garnet pendant is worn around the neck, it gives protection from the black magic and evil eye.
Garnet stone meaning
It is often based on the red hue, and is often associated with love, passion, metabolism, and blood related health aspect. Garnet stone is found in almost every color and shade, including a rare color-change variety that appears red in incandescent light and blue in daylight or fluorescence light. It is best known in deep red variety but is commonly found in orangish brown shades and brilliant wine-red shades as well. The garnet gemstones are associated with the kundalini-fire of transformation, which is the integrating fire that assists the kundalini up. Garnet is a stone of purity of heart. The red stone is helps energize and bring the circulation level to normal if deficient. Get Vedic Gemstone Recommendation for Garnet.
Color-Red, Pink, Green, Orange, yellow, Brown, Black
Appearance-Transparent or translucent crystal, often small and faceted or larger piece
Luster-Vitreous to resinous
Mohs scale hardness-6.5-7.5
Formula-X 3Y 3 (siO4)3
Healing Properties of Garnet gemstone
Garnet is a powerful and energizing, regenerating stone. It cleanses and reenergizes the chakras. Garnet stone revitalizes, purifies, and balances energy, bringing serenity or passion. It inspires love and devotion. It balances the sex drive and alleviates emotional disharmony. Red Garnet in particular stimulates the controlled rise of Kundalini energy. This is a stone of commitment. It is a very useful crystal to have in a crisis.
Garnet stone regenerates the body and stimulates metabolism. It treats spinal and cellular disorders, purifies and reenergizes the blood, heart, lungs and regenerates DNA. Garnet gemstones assist assimilation of minerals and vitamins.
Use of Garnet
Garnet has several other uses, apart from making jewelry. It is used to cut steel and other materials in water jet. It is also used in water filtration plant. Those having depression problem can put this stone under pillow to cure it. This stone is considered very useful for career building and increasing personal magnetism. Garnet is a very powerful stone for increasing business prospects. Get your Gemstone Recommendation for Garnet
Garnet birthstone of January
Garnet is considered best stone for the people born in the month of January. It is best gemstone for zodiac Aquarius. People born in this sign can benefit widely in their business and personal front with this stone as a choice.
Types of Garnet stone
Garnet gemstones are mostly have names based on their colors. They are classified basically into six types.
Pyrope – Deep red, orange red
Almandine – Red to violet red
Uvarovite – Green
Grossularite – White, yellow, black, orange, green, yellowish brown
Andradite – Colorless yellowish green, emerald green
Rhodolite – Purplish red
Sources of Garnet
Currently, the world’s largest sources of garnet is found in the continent of Africa. Other source of this stone is found in India, Brazil and United States.
We at Astrokapoor offer natural and certified gemstones of excellent quality. Each garnet gemstone is passed from various tests by the team of our own gemologist and finally certified by government approved laboratories and best quality is picked for our clients. You can directly buy natural Garnet gemstones from our online store by sending us your details and requirements. We offer best competitive rates to our clients. Kindly provide your requirement filling up the given form.
The six key steps in Examining Garnet gemstones
Whenever possible, examine stones unmounted.
Make sure the gem is clean.
Hold the unmounted stone so that your fingers touch only the girdle.
View the gem under proper lightning.
Vedic mantra for wearing Garnet stone
“Om surayae namah”
How to wear Garnet gemstone?
Please note that all Gems are already energized (Pran Pratishtha) before sending to our clients by special Pundits and Purohits having in-depth knowledge of Vedas.
An auspicious day and Nakshatra is chosen by client Name, Date of birth and Place by our Purohits.
A Matt is placed with its face towards East, North or North east while performing Pooja.
The gemstone is washed with holy Gangajal applied Kum Kum.
An incense stick is lighted in front of the gemstone and mantra is enchanted along with marigold flowers in according to the concerned gemstone.
The Name of the person, Date of birth is enchanted by closing the eyes by Purohits according to the concerned gemstone.
This completes the Pran Pratishtha of the gemstone and the person can directly wear this as it has already been energized.