The name is derived from Latin word ‘granatus’ meaning ‘grain’ or ‘seed-like’ as these gemstones look like the deep red seeds of pomegranate.
Benefits of Red Garnet
Red Garnet is one of the most beautiful stones in the world. Be it it's deep and eye-catchy color, or it's unique benefits red garnet is probably a stone which every woman would consider in the first vision. Yes, as said its now easier to select a gift. Red garnet makes a great gift to be given to a parting dear one, with a belief that this gemstone would reunite them soon. Being considered a stone of love and commitment, its a very auspicious gift for married couples on their 2nd, 6th or 19th wedding anniversary.
The natural color of Red Garnet is dark red, which symbolizes fire and the blood. It is the birthstone for all those born in January.
Its origin is believed to be focused on many regions across the globe, such as India, Sri Lanka, USA, Brazil, and even Austria and the Czech Republic.
Red Garnet is a popular stone among travelers and is also known for it's healing properties for the blood. It even provides better stamina and strength and is excellent for eyes. It is also a sacred stone and is used in certain rituals in Asia.
Since thousand of years red garnet has been used in different forms of jewelry be it a ring, bracelet, necklace or pendant.