Garnet has always been considered insurance for travelers against misfortune. It was worn by the crusaders as an aid to safely find their way home. In the 18th and 19th centuries, perfectly transparent garnet became the height of jewelry fashion.
Garnet is the traditional gift for the 18th Wedding Anniversary. It is the traditional birthstone for those born in the month of January.
Traditional Metaphysical Properties for Garnet:
Health, removing negativity, awareness, commitment, regeneration, order, insight.
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