Garnet Jewelry

Garnet jewelry allows us to have affordable red gem jewelry. It is beautiful in bracelets, rings, pendants, and necklaces. It is a lower priced alternative to ruby or pink tourmaline.

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Garnet Jewelry
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Garnet Facts

    What

    Garnet varies in coloration from colorless to black though it is often thought of as only red. There are various types of garnet with the hardness ranging from 7 - 7.5.

    Care

    Clean garnet jewelry with a dry soft cloth. As with all gemstones, care should be taken to protect it from scratches, sharp blows, harsh chemicals and extreme temperatures.

    Where

    Garnet is found in Africa, Brazil, Canada, India, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, and the USA (Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Virginia).

    Birthstone Months with Garnet

    • January Birthstone: Modern, Traditional, and Ayurvedic Birthstone
    • Capricorn (Dec 22-Jan 19): Birthstone
    • Aquarius (Jan 20-Feb 18): Birthstone/Lucky Charm
    • Scorpio (Oct 23-Nov 21): Planetary Stone


    Anniversary Gemstone

    Garnet is the anniversary gemstone for the 2nd and the 6th year of marriage.

 

Themed Books

Mystical Properties ∓ Lore

    Garnet is used as a power stone. Many energy healers say that it supports the basic chakra which is associated with power and prosperity.

    Garnet is given as a symbol of: consistency, perseverence, and good health.

    According to legend, Garnet gives its wearer guidance in night travel, protects them from night mares, promotes long-lasting love, and prevents depression and hearing difficulties.

    In the past, Garnet was important to Christians who felt it reminded them of the crucifixion of Christ. As such it was not only used as January's birthstone but as a stone for Easter. It is thought that Medieval people believed garnet's powers would stop bleeding and heal inflammatory illnesses.

    Garnet is the US State Gemstone of Connecticut and New York. Star Garnet is the US State Gemstone of Idaho. Grossular Garnet is the US State Mineral of Vermont.

Jokes

    Smiley What did the dyslexic old jeweler yell whenever he got frustrated?

      "Dol' garnet!"

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