Thursday, November 17, 2011
Red Garnet Gemstones
Garnets derive their name from the Latin word granatus, which means seed like. The theory is that is was named so due to the fact that crystals resemble a group of seeds.
The folklore, legend and myth behind garnet semi precious gemstones include healing, strength and protection. Garnets are also believed to symbolize grace, compassion, faith, fidelity, and courage. Some believe when worn it will relieve inflammation of the skin. Cure depression, and regulate blood flow and heart rate.
It is also believed to be a stone used to ensure business success. Taking a trip, need protection? Then wear garnets for protection to ensure a safe trip. Garnets provide constancy in friendships and make a perfect gift.