The name garnet originated from the medieval Latin word “granatus” which translates to “pomegranate,” the name is in reference to the similarity of the red color they both contain. Garnets come in every color of the rainbow except shades of blue, however, the most common garnet is almandine, which is red. They are also widely known as birthstones for the month of January.
In history, garnets have been known to be used and perceived as sacred stones by ancient civilizations such as the Aztecs, Mayans, and Native Americans. In fact, based on certain beliefs, in China, garnet was believed to represent a tiger’s soul after it had passed on. In Greek mythology, in the story of Persephone and Hades, a garnet symbolized a safe and fast return of love, along with aiding in the healing of wounds between lovers. In crystal beliefs, it is said that garnet can not only cleanse but re-energize one’s chakras. Also, it is said that it can bring serenity and inspire love and devotion.
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