The word Garnet comes from the word pomegranate and its color is reminiscent of the fruits’ seeds. Garnets are known to be a powerful stone for attraction and making wishes come true. They are also considered useful for protection against hazardous accidents. Garnets symbolize truth, confidence, perseverance, strength, creativity, and sexuality. It is known as a ‘commitment stone’ which reinforces tenacity and commitment in relationships.

Garnet is the birthstone for January and also the traditional birthstone for those born under the Virgo and Aquarius zodiac signs. It is also used to celebrate the second wedding anniversary.