Healing Properties of Garnet
Garnets help you turn your visions into physical reality. The six types of garnets help with different types and levels of manifestation. The most represented in jewelry is pyrope garnet. This type of garnet helps the wearer release guilt and shame, open to receiving love, and walk forward with a sense of clarity and self-worth.
Garnet as a Gemstone
Garnet is popularly known as a dark red gemstone, but it is actually a group of gemstones that can be a variety of colors (although dark red is the most common). The six subtypes of garnet are: almandine, andradite, grossular, pyrope, spessartine, and uvarovite. Pyrope is the most often made into jewelry.
Garnet was named after the pomegranate and is the birthstone for January.