Garnet Gemstone - a Living Flame Illuminating Noah's way Posted on 24 Jul 22:29 , 0 comments
Garnet is one of the most beautiful natural stones that looks like seeds of a pomegranate fruit. In some countries around the world it is actually called pomegranate. The "seeds" of the garnet are characterized by a certain living aura and energy.
They are very much like the seeds of the pomegranate (fruit). By the way, the name of the stone from the Latin "Granatus" is translates as "similar exteriors". That is the name that was given to this gem by the famous medieval alchemist Albert Magnus.
An extravagant, very "delicious" stone with a juicy, saturated palette and an astonishing glasslike glow. The garnets are quite diverse in nature, more often they come in a red and dark hues, less often you can find garnets in orange, purple, green, purple, or black.
Whatever the shade of the garnet, it is almost always possible to know that this stone is very special. The breads of the garnet have complex, fantastically beautiful shades. The charming shades of the garnet are determined by the composition of this mineral. This exquisite red hue is due to a high concentration of iron in this stone.
Garnet the gemstone of antiquity
People found out about the garnet more than 3,000 years ago. In antiquity and the Middle Ages, garnets were used frequently. In ancient sources, the great many legends and descriptions of the garnets have survived. The Red Garnet is described in the Bible as a "living flame illuminating Noah's way in the darkness of the world's flood."
In the ancient east and later in the Middle Ages, the stone of the garnet was a symbol of permanence, faithfulness and loyalty. Items made with garnets have been given to others as a token of respect and a very high position. The owner of the stone was believed to be gaining power over the people.
The ancient Mongols considered red garnets to be sacred. The Mongolians described garnet as "dragon blood Drops". And in some of the sacred books of the ancient Mongols, garnets appear as "frozen flame of volcanoes glowing in the dark". It was believed that the holder of this mineral was gaining power over people and material well-being.
The witches of the east considered the main magical property of the garnet to increase passion and love. According to ancient eastern beliefs, when a man was overcome with passion and lust the garnet bracelets he wore would ignite with passionate fire, and shine with incredible brilliance as if "infused with blood of the wearer”.
In ancient Persia, garnet was considered as the "Royal Stone". On the surface of the largest pieces of this mineral, the images of most powerful Persian rulers, as well as images of the gods, were carved. Such works of art have been named "gems". These works of stunning beauty today can be seen in the finest museums of the world as a living evidence of the high skills of ancient artists-engravers.
Garnets symbol of sacredness
Garnet is considered a symbol of the wise, pure and good heart. This rock loves people of pure intentions and noble nature and doesn’t like the selfish and those seeking power. Those lacking self control will not be harmed from wearing this stone, but it won’t help them either. It’s vibrations won't affect the energy of these people.
The shade of the garnets resembles that of blood more so than any other gemstones. In the olden times, as we know, friendship and love often was sealed with blood in a literal sense of the word, making small incisions in the palm each other’s hands, symbolically "connecting" each other's blood. This ritual gave relationships the highest status, sacred. That is why the bloody hue of the garnet defined the view of this minerals as a sacred stone.
If you like to travel, then the garnet will be the best jewel to take with you on a trip. In olden times this stone was thought to be able to protect a traveler from all the misery and trouble on the road! Also in its energy, minerals are suited to reformers, people with spiritual purpose, pure soul and thoughts.
A jewel made with garnet is thought to helps family life, foster relationships within families as well as children.
One of the strong properties of garnet is the cleansing of living quarters from negative energy. And the vibrations of garnet transmutes negative energy not only from home, but also from all its inhabitants, by expelling and transmuting negative thought forms.
I use Garnet as part of the ANKH KEY DISC - Sacral Charka Activator
Psychic Ability Enhancer, Self Acceptance, Bridging Heaven and Earth. Ankh Key allows you to feel more grounded and balanced regarding your sensual sensations of being in a human body. It is not only intimacy on the physical level, it is intimacy on the emotional level.
The Ankh Key Disc aligns you with your own self helping you to experience LIFE here on earth and integrating your etheric self.
This disc is known for activating the sacral chakra and releasing all the negativity in regards to intimacy and sex that is stored in your body.
This Ankh Key Disc also activates your psychic abilities, working on the sacral chakra allowing you to become sensual and be able to attune yourself to the needs of others. Helping you in building strong relationships with others.