Superb Hand Cut Natural Gemstone
Natural Garnet - for Gemstone collectors, for Jewellery designers or for Mystic and positive energy as an amulet
Colour: Deep red
Gold ring (wedding band) not included and shown for size comparing only.
RED GARNET - inspires romantic love, passion, sensuality, sexuality, intimacy, positive thoughts, inspiration, energy, past life recall, career success, social popularity and self confidence. Helps us become more productive and achievement-oriented. Garnet - Focusing and centering, assists in balance while working on computers, "genius stone", ability to concentrate, bones. Garnet - has always been considered insurance for travelers against misfortune. Likewise, some believe that it is useful in warding off bad dreams and as protection from theft. The stone is thought to attract love and soul mates and to enhance creativity. Garnet has been associated with the root, or red chakra; imbalances of which are said to be responsible for anxiety, irritable bowel and lack of energy.
January modern birthstone - garnet
January ancient traditional birthstones: Hebrew - garnet, Roman - garnet, Arabic - garnet, Polish - garnet.
Guardian angel Amriel and his talisman stone - carbuncle (garnet)
There is also a saying that tells you what stones to wear on certain days for good luck:
Garnets or red stones on Thursday.
The Twelve Tribes of Israel In Exodus 28:17-21, specific gemstones were associated with the twelve tribes of Israel. People of Jewish heritage may wish to select their birthstones based on tribal names. Historians have complied several lists of which stone goes with each name. Garnet is associated with the tribe of Judah.
Many modern English translations of the Bible, including the King James Version mention Garnet in Exodus 28:17 in reference to a stone in the Hoshen: "And thou shalt set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle (Garnet): this shall be the first row."
Garnet care: Wash with warm soapy water, Avoid harsh detergents, Ultrasonic cleaning is usually safe, Never steam clean.