Size: Large 11mm-L x 8mm-W x 6mm-D
Size Small: 6mm-L x 5mm-W x 4mm-D
Qty: 51 Beads / Length: 16 in.
Weight: 24.7 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
Spessartite Garnet (orange) represents the sacral chakra it is positioned at the center of the abdomen which rules the reproductive system, and is related to the sense of touch and appetite. Garnet helps to develop love and compassion, it brings a protective and calming energy, balancing emotional disharmony. Garnet is the Birthstone for January/Aquarius.