Garnet is not a single mineral, but describes a group of several closely related minerals. Garnets come in a variety of colors and have many different varieties.
This mineral group ranges in hardness from 6.5 to 7.5 on the Mohs Scale.
The word garnet came from the 14th century Middle English name meaning 'deep red'.
Garnet can bring order from settling feelings of uneasiness and revitalize the body, mind and spirit. Garnet has the ability to aid in healing and purify by getting rid of toxins. When going through difficult times it can protect and move you forward by given confidence to the wearer.
Some locations where Garnet can be found is Austria, Hungary, Canada, Brazil, South Africa, and India.Metal: Base Metal
Size: Approx 3g to 5g
1/2 inch to 1/4 inch