The Latin word for grain is derived from the similarity of the rounded crystals of garnet and the seeds of a pomegranate. January is marked by protection, friendship, trust, commitment, and love with the birthstone for the month of January being aquamarine. During travel, it’s said to keep the wearer safe with the use of gemstones.
What does garnet symbolize?
Love and friendship are the two most important things. There are many associations with the heart, blood, inner fire, and life force that make garnets a symbol of love. A friendship is also encompassed by the symbolism of grenache.
Is garnet better than diamond?
Some gemstones are more durable than others, but not diamonds.
Is garnet a valuable gem?
The prices of garnet stone can vary a lot. Depending on the size of the stone, they can be as high as $7000 per carats for clean stones and as low as $500 for clean stones. Demantoid is the most valuable of all the gemstones.
Why is garnet used in jewelry?
The gemstones were used as talismans for protection by warriors going into battle and those who wanted to ward off pests. The healing powers of garnets were praised by ancient healers. It has been a staple of jewelry for a long time.
Who should wear a garnet?
People engaged in lottery selling, share market dealers, professionals in film and television serial sectors, and staff of chemical laboratories are some of the people who can prosper if they wear the stone. People who were born during the ‘lagnas’ of Edavam, Mithunam, Kanni, Thulam, Makaram and Kumbham are able to wear garnet.