Every month has certain stone associated with and if you are born in that specific month, the stone of that month may have more vibration power for you. For years these stones have been a huge fad, jewelers are constantly constructing ways to incorporate your birthstone into designer jewelry.
Garnet is the January birth stone which occurs in variety of colors ranging from orange to deep red. You may also find this stone occurring naturally in shades of green! Garnet stone is the stone of vitality and passion. Many people believe that garnet has some sort of magical properties associated such as assuring the wearer of safety from injuries, love and faithfulness. It is believed widely that Garnet saves the wearer from many skin diseases, horrifying dreams and evil.
Garnet is considered to be the sign of bravery, faith, elegance and compassion. Garnet is most common gemstone among all the existing stones. As mentioned above Garnet comes naturally in many colors but the most famous and common is the reddish brown Garnet.
Garnet word is basically derived from a Latin word “Granatus” which means grain or pomegranate seeds. This name is because of its color which resembles so much with the color of pomegranate seeds. Garnet is a very ancient gemstone that is used since thousands of years and that is the main reason because of which it is most common and famous gemstone.
It is assumed that Garnet stone prevents wearer from blood deficiency diseases. It incites blood flow and Pituitary glands. Garner wearer never comes experiences depression and negative thoughts. In short this stone helps the wearer in maintaining excellent health. The energy of Garnet is very peaceful and balancing, but it is only effective as long as it is kept near to the body.