Red Garnet - Stone of Love

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Love by Eva Simone Newsletter Fall 2019 Red Garnet

The Love by Eva Simone Newsletter is all about being with intention. 

Red Garnet is a stone associated with love, commitment, and passion.  When gifting to yourself or a loved one consider a time when you felt positive energy from dedication to a worthwhile purpose.  Consider similar joyous times when you felt the warmth and tenderness of a special someone, the passion of an art project, or the soulful sounds of a jazz band.  Charge your gift with similar energy and spirit. 

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Garnet earns it name from the Latin word “Garanatus,” meaning “seed-like.” This is a reference to pomegranate fruit. If you consider the vibrant shine of a pomegranate seed it is easy to see where it gets its name. 

The Garnet crystal has been used throughout history and incorporated into various forms of jewelry including rings, bracelets, brooches, buckles and necklaces. It was even used as a form of currency in ancient times. See below.

 Garnet has been used throughout history by various cultures and civilizations including the Ancient Egyptians, Ancient Greeks and Ancient Roman civilizations.  Garnets served as symbols of Christ’s blood and sacrifice in Europe during the Middle Ages. During this time, clergy popularized the stone. Garnet has also been used as a sacred stone by the Native American Indians, the South American Indians, the Aztecs, and the Mayans. It is believed to speed and expand one's mental clarity and enhance one's internal fire and passions.

For Love

Why is Red Garnet important today? Red Garnet is associated with the heart chakra. Wearing Red Garnet as jewelry is an easy and attractive way to set the mood for healing, warmth, and universal love. 

Did you know...

Garnet is the birthstone for January and celebrates the 2nd anniversary of marriage.

Healing and Spirituality

Red Garnet provides a protective influence and a calming stability during use. It is thought to fortify courage and hope in difficult situations. Meditate with this stone, breathing in renewal and exhaling to release anger, hostility, and resentment. Use it on your journey to emotional enlightenment.  

For the Fashionable 

The easiest, and most modern way to utilize Red Garnet is by wearing it! Luckily we have done the work of searching for quality and unique pieces for you! Experience Red Garnet as you never have before. 

 

Check back weekly for new short and sweet posts.  Next up is Citrine, the birthstone for November. 


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