GARNET is “The Stone of Commitment” and inspires love and devotion. A powerful energizer aligning serenity with passion, Garnet brings hope in difficult times and helps one to let go of obsolete ideas. It inspires love and devotion, clearing interfering and unwanted energies. It is said to bring success in matters of the heart as well as in business. It purifies and energizes the cells, blood, lungs and heart. Garnet is a stone of health and energy that enhances energy, passion and pleasure. It helps to move the chi and energy flow within the body, stimulating physical activity. Garnet is a good stone to help with depression, as it brings joy and hope to the wearer and helps lessen the anger directed at oneself. It also cleanses the chakras of negative energy, re-energizing them in the process.
Garnet was named after the pomegranate and is the birthstone for January and the planetary gemstone for the Zodiac sign of Scorpio.