This stone has an excellent wine-colored translucency. In Victorian times, Almandine Garnets were worn by women to symbolize loyalty.
A rare member of the Garnet Family with shaded patterns ranging from light to dark green, to champagne to brown. It is used to strengthen the bones, alleviating osteoporosis, rheumatism and arthritis. Grossular Garnet healing crystals are excellent for balancing the Heart Chakra.
These crystals are a rare member of the Garnet family. Hessonite is also known as Cinnamon Stone for its citrus-colored tones. Hessonite is often found in Sri Lanka, Brazil, Madagascar and Canada. Hessonite healing crystals are excellent for balancing the Solar Plexus Chakra.
This stone (which includes Spessartite and Imperial Garnet) is one of the rarer crystals of the Garnet family. Spessartine shows red-brown to bright orange colors and is an excellent balancing crystal for the Sacral Chakra. Spessartite is named for its occurrence in Spessart, Germany.