Grossular Garnet Gemstone: The Fountain of Youth

Grossular garnet gemstone is one of the most vivacious naturally occurring mineral compounds in the market.  The garnet is commercially available in many forms like hessonite and werenerite. The Gosullarite garnet is a neso-silicate mineral. It belongs to the family of calcium aluminium silicate quartz family.

Origin of the name
The name Gossularite is derived from the scientific Latin name of gooseberry. The gemstone is popularly called as ‘Cinnamon Stone’ owing to its resemblance to the spice sticks. The Hessonite is one of the oldest known garnets to be in continuous use. Popular as the African Jade and Transvaal Jade, the Gossular garnet gemstone is one of the harder mineral stones that last generations. The colour matches the effervescence of the morning sun. There are many misnomers attached to the stone with artificial stones taking much of the credit.

Colours of the garnet
The different shades of the gossular ganet range between:

  • Light to dark green
  • Light to dark brown
  • Scarlet red
  • Opaque Pink

Colourless and clear, transparent shades of the garnet are very rare.

Different types of Gossularite garnet
The following types of gossular garnet gemstones are available in the market:

  • Hessonite
  • Wallastonite
  • Ernite
  • Tsavorite
  • Romanzonite
  • Tellemarkite

The gossular garnet gemstones are quarried from the limestone mines found in contact with the metamorphosed marbles.

Health and Gossularite gemstone
The garnet from gossularite family is recommended to people born in the months of Spring. It is the birthstone of those born under the sun sign of Aquarius. Since Aquarius is a masculine zodiac, the gemstone is recommended to bring in balance in life.

The Gossular Garnet Gemstone controls and soothes chakras of the Base, Sacral, Solar Plexus and Heart.
It is worn during pregnancy to ensure safe delivery and shield the new born baby from negative energies.

How to use the garnet gemstone
The Gossular Granite Beads should be worn only if it is promised to be kept in clean state. It tends to lose its lustre if it is soiled or not cleaned regularly.
The gossular garnet gemstone should be used in the following ways:

  • Keep it in a cabinet that is touching the south-facing wall.
  • Never wear it at night as it tends to deflect positive thoughts.
  • Tuck it under the pillow when you sleep.
  • Never wear it to the rest rooms and bathrooms. It is considered as an ominous space.

It is recommended that people wearing the gossualr granite gemstone should drink more water in the day time as the stone tends to dehydrate in the initial days of use.
Risks associated with use of stone
The gossular garnet gemstone is not meant to be used for everyone. It should be used after doing a brief study on the issues related to life and profession.
If proper procedure is not followed, there could be some complications. They are:

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Heaviness on chest
  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty in movement

All the issues are not permanent and can be reversed with secondary gemstone beads.

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