Garnet

Properties: Garnet is a 2nd Anniversary gemstone. This stone works well as a grounding stone with heart chakra balancing properties. It has been referred to as the ultimate stress relieving stone as it re-affirms ones root chakra, the ‘I am’ affirmation. Specifically this is a stone of self love.

  • Chakra: Root Chakra (also known as a heart chakra stone)
  • Affirmation: I am, (I love)
  • Element: Fire
  • Zodiac: Aries, Leo, Virgo
  • Hardness: 6.5 to 7.5
  • Material: Orthosilicate (almandine)
  • Anniversary gift: 2nd

History: Garnet comes from the Latin word ‘granatum’ which means pomegranite, due to it’s rich red color. A large garnet stone is said to have been used by Noah to light the way in the dark.

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