Most people associate Garnet with deep red color because it is mostly found in this shade. Nevertheless, this gemstone can be in almost any color. These include green, orange, purple and others.
Due to its main color, Garnet is commonly identified with blood, heart, and internal fire. The main symbols of this gem are love and friendship. Throughout the history it was common to give garnet to travelers as protective amulets. Also, it was given to close friends that you wished to meet again.
Many people choose to wear Garnet jewelry because it is thought to improve emotional and energetic balance in the human body. Furthermore, it is helpful in removing emotional blocks that might be limiting your energy. As a birthstone Garnet is assigned to the month of January.