As gemstone wholesalers we at www.gemrockauctions.com offer a wide range of Gemstones, loose gemstones and other high quality products including Garnet which is generally a reddish-maroon coloured stone. It is a highly sought-after precious Gem, which for centuries has been widely used in the creation and encrustation of jewellery and everyday items.
Metaphysically speaking the benefits of these stones have been known to be such things as it stimulates a willingness to serve others while remaining true to oneself. Helps one in being committed to ones self as well as to others and to the causes that one respects and holds dear to oneself.
Physically it stimulates the second chakra and boosts the creative energy. Balances sexual energy, restores damage to DNA and amplifies the body in assimilation of iodine, calcium, magnesium and vitamin A and E.
Emotionally it helps to incorporate experiences and assist one in self- discovery. Gives a protective influence, a connection to other dimensions. Helps one to recognize flashes of insight and apply them in the appropriate place in one\‘s life.
Its Chemical Composition number is 7.5 and its hardness ratio is 6 - 7.
Garnets can be red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, brown, black, pink and clear/colorless. The rarest colour is the blue garnet which was discovered in Madagascar in the 1990’s. As abrasive the garnet sand is used for sand blasting, mixed with high pressure it can be used for cutting steel and other products.