Garnet is generally crystallized, often embedded in igneous and metamorphic rocks. The most common color is red, with a vitreous luster. The hardness of Garnet is greater than that of Quartz.
LEGEND: A highly protective stone, providing a barrier of charged vibrations which repel negative energies on contact. Garnet is useful for protection after dark, enhancing bodily strength and endurance. Garnet is the birthstone for January.