This listing is for a star Garnet cabochon. You will receive the exact cabochon as pictured. Gem jar is included. Measurement: 17mm x 14mm.
Star garnets are a special form of the gemstone garnet. While colored like other garnets they display a reflection-like image of a four or six pointed star caused by the inclusion of rutile needles (an effect known as Asterism). Tiny rods of rutile in the garnet are arranged along the crystal planes of the stone.
Garnet cleanses and re-energies the chakras. It revitalizes, purifies and balances energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate. Inspires love and devotion. Garnet balances alleviates emotional disharmony. It activates and strengthens the survival instinct, bringing courage and hope. Stimulates past-life recall. Sharpens perceptions of oneself and others. Garnet removes inhibitions and taboos. It opens the heart and bestows self-confidence. Success in business. Attracts wealth.
Root Chakra ~ Heart Chakra
Garnet comes in every color except blue, however the wine red color featured here is the most popular. The name Garnet comes from the Latin word "granatum" which means pomegranate seed. Garnet is the Birthstone for January. Long ago people wore Garnets to protect against the evil eye, evil spirits and insect bites.
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