Size: 8mm-L x 8mm-W x 4mm-D
Qty: 2 Beads / Length: .5 in.
Weight: 1.1 g.
Garnet takes it's name from the Latin word for grain. This may be a reference to the aril, or seed, of a pomegranate. Garnets have a similar look and color to the seeds. Garnets have a wonderful color spectrum, from a Merlot red, a digital green to a bubble gum pink. Garnets have been treasured for many centuries for their beauty.
Mohs' Hardness Scale: 6.5-7.5
Garnet (red) represents the root chakra, which is positioned at the base of the spine. Garnet helps develop love and compassion. It brings a protective and calming energy and balances emotional harmony. Garnet is the birthstone for January/ Aquarius.