Carried by warriors for thousands of years the garnet has long been believed to bring protection against injury and even death. A stone of victory but also one that sweeps in with peace and healing. Garnet comes with its own built in anti-theft device, if given to you as a gift or purchased it will grant you the good stuff in life, but if you steal it then be prepared to suffer the consequences. Garnet is from the Latin word ‘granatus’ which may be a reference to the malum garanatum or pomegranate. Garnet is not just one mineral but a group of related minerals, they come in all sorts of colours but the most well known is the dark red garnet.
Garnet magical properties
Organisation, warrior spirit, protection, love, commitment, passion, sexuality, sensuality, attraction, depression, spiritual healing, success, self-confidence, energy, inspiration, perception, strength, survival, fear, courage, clarity, challenges, past life work, truth, compassion, deflecting negative energy, gossip, ambition, motivation, goals, purification, cleansing, balance, inner strength, self-empowerment, creativity, confidence, meditation, spirit work, nightmares, journeying, abundance, support
Zodiac: Aries, Virgo, Capricorn, Leo, Aquarius
Use in reflecting and deflecting spells, it will work for negative energy, lies and gossip.
Wear garnet during ritual or spell working to boost your energy.
Place garnet in your office to increase your business success.
A good stone to work with to increase your energy, particularly in the bed room department…
Cleanse under running water, give it plenty of time to release and then put with other quartz crystals to recharge.
Kitchen Witchcraft: Crystal Magic by Rachel Patterson