Garnet stone meaning, healing properties and garnet stone birthstones.
African Mint-Colored Garnet - Green Garnet is a stone of confidence, and stability in challenges. It is said to be particularly beneficial and stabilizing in lawsuits - used for manifestation and both physical and spiritual abundance. It is also a stone of service, enhancing one's will and ability to serve and energizing cooperative efforts a fertility stone - said to particularly enhance fertility when one meditates upon it - Green Garnet is related primarily to the heart and solar pl...
Star Rose Quartz Star ☞ Rose quartz is opaque to translucent microcrystalline quartz of pink to rose-red colour. Some rose quartz contains microscopic rutile crystals which are oriented at right angles to the c-axis of the rose quartz in three directions, each 120 degrees apart. When viewed at a specific angle with a source of light a star-effect is visible. This is known as asterism.
Victorian Garnet and Rose Cut Diamond Ring A rich almond red 8.00 carat oval cabochon garnet is set in a delicate bezel setting and adorned with a striking, eight-legged star appliqué twinkling with rose-cut diamonds in yellow gold in this splendid, original antique Victorian ring. The wide rose gold shank is hand engraved. The garnet measures 3/4 by 5/8 inches.
Garnets all of them. Clockwise from the top left: red almandine (Madagascar), green tsavorite (Tanzania), yellow mali (Mali), orange spessartite (Mozambique), pink malaya (Tanzania), green merelani mint (Tanzania), red pyrope (Ivory Coast), green demantoid (Namibia), purple rhodolite (Mozambique), and orange hessonite (Sri Lanka). Seven out of eight of the garnets above are from Africa, the relatively new source of spectacular garnets. Remember clockwise...
Idaho is known as the Gem State because it contains 72 different kinds of precious and semi-precious stones. The only other location on the planet which has a greater variety of gems is Africa. Idaho's state gem is the star garnet. Throughout the state there are numerous and popular gem-hunting spots where enthusiasts can find deposits of corundum, jasper, agate, opal, garnet, topaz and zircon.