Crystals : Types of Garnet

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This is a list of the different forms of Garnet, each one with its own unique magickal properties.

Almandine Garnet

Unties the energy of scarlet and red with the more muted, earthy overtones og brown. It is intimately tied to the Earth, and is a talisman of protection and underlying strength, increasing willpower and resistance to all things negative. It aids circulation and all blood related issues. Associated with the First Chakra, it is a stone pf physical love and relationships, and a spiritual stone of psychic protection.

Andradite Garnet

Well-grounded in earth’s elemental colors of green or olive, dark yellow, and black. A spiritual stone of higher thinking and self-empowerment. It is also a stone of strength and safety. Associated with the Base, Heart and Solar Plexus Chakras, it dissolves feelings of isolation or alienation and attracts intimate encounters with others.

Grossular Garnet

Exemplifies hope, empowerment, and all things nurturing from Mother Earth. It ranges in sunrise colors of Yellow and, gold, orange, scarlet, and red, and the more popular shades of lush green. It is a stone of prosperity and abundance, encouraging gratitude and service to others. Associated with the Base, Sacral, Solar Plexus and Heart Chakras, Grossular Garnet is a deeply spiritual stone.

Pyrope Garnet

is a mesmerizing stone, described as “living fire.” Its crystals range in color from rose red to deep crimson, including shades of scarlet, violet, and even indigo. It is a stone of inspiration, bestowing vitality and charisma, and assists in owning one’s gifts and abilities, and sharing them with others. It aligns the Base and Crown Chakras, and stimulates warmth and gentleness, unifying creative forces of the self.

Spessartine Garnet

is one of the rarer varieties, known as the Garnet of the Sun. Its energy radiates in shades of dark gold, orange, scarlet and deep red. Crystals can be pale yellow if nearly pure, but are almost always mixed with Almandine Garnet. Spessartine activates the analytical processes of the mind, alleviating fears and providing confidence to change one’s life. It is associated with the Sacral and Solar Plexus Chakras, awakening creative energies and lending power to one’s will.

Uvarovite Garnet

is emerald green in color, the only consistently green Garnet. It forms in small, uniform crystals and is rare, most often found in its dirty form, a natural surface coating of tiny sparkling crystals covering a rock, sometimes made into beautiful jewelry. It promotes prosperity and wealth, and assists one in learning to joyfully accept what is offered by the Universe. It stimulates the Heart Chakra and enhances spiritual relationships. This is a calm and peaceful stone.

Added to on Feb 04, 2019
Last edited on Jul 17, 2019
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