Garnet Rhodolite #11
Deep, Red Garnet Rhodolite polished crystals at La Luna.
The Rhodolite type of Garnet is often used in jewellery and looking at them it's easy to see why with their fantastic display of deep, lush red colour.
A January birthstone but also great to reach for this crystal when you need a good boost of energy - both emotionally and physically. Manifest with this crystal to help boost passions and success! See below for more info on this crystal.
Keywords: Emotional healing, self-worth, strength, security
Chakras: Base, heart
Zodiac Signs: Leo, Virgo, Capricorn, Aquarius
Wedding Anniversary: 2nd, 15th & 19th year
Number: Master number 11
Garnet Crystal Healing Properties:
Garnet is protective and grounding, allowing us to feel stable and calm. It is very soothing to the emotions and helps to align and strengthen the physical self and emotional self. Garnet carries the energy of prosperity and the enjoyment of worldly pleasures. It is a useful tool for manifestation, helping to ground ones dreams and desires in the physical realm.
Garnet History and Uses:
Garnet crystal derives its name from either of the medieval Latin words Granatum, “pomegranate”, referring to it’s colour or granum, the name of a red dye. However Garnet can be found in many colours ranging from dark red to orange, green to brown, pink and black. In ancient times it was referred to as Carbunculus, a reference to glowing embers, Noah’s Ark was said to be lit by a Garnet lantern. It has been used throughout history by emperors, knights, and warriors as a protective talisman and to heal the blood. Hindus and Buddhists consider it a holy stone of enlightenment. It was used as early as 2100 BC by the Sumerians and has been highly regarded worldwide by many ancient cultures including in Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Native North American, Aztec, Mayan, and African tribal cultures.
Garnet Geological Description:
There are five types of garnet – Rhodolite, Almandine, Spessartine, Grossular, Andradite and Uvarovite. Most Garnets are a variety of aluminium silicates. Their hardness varies from 6.5 to 7.5. Garnets are found in India, Afghanistan, Austria, Czech Republic, Mexico, Greenland, Africa, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Madagascar, Sweden and the USA
Listed as 'Sold As Seen' meaning the Garnet crystal you see photographed in this listing will be the actual one you receive, should you decide to order.