Andradite Garnet on Matrix Cluster (Medium)
Description: A well formed Andradite Garnet Crystal. Andradite Garnet is dynamic and flexible, stimulating creativity and attracting into your relationships what you most need for your personal development. Most notably, this mineral works to stabilize and enhance the male qualities of strength, stamina, and courage. Please note that you are buying a single stone. The photo shows typical ones. All are different. You will be pleased… we guarantee it.
Size: Medium, 1 1/2-2 inches in length. Weight is approximately 20 grams.
Primary Uses: Andradite Garnet enhances relaxation and going with the flow, and inspires service and cooperation. It also injects some romance and fun into an over-practical life, boosting passion and energy in a love weighed down by worry.
- As a member of the Garnet family, Andradite is an Enhancer Strengthener crystal. Enhancers have internal crystal lattices of perfect cubic symmetry and internal harmony. As “building block” talismans, their internal structure of perfect crystal lattices help us focus our efforts to build on our successes and enhance our lives.Strengtheners are crystals that are chemically formed in the island silicate class. This class of minerals forms very compact materials that are strong, resistant, and unyielding. Strengthener crystals provide you with the energy to resist temptations and resist distractions from your goals. Garnets are the best known Strengtheners and the perfect talismans to keep us on course.
With its orange to dark brown color. Andradite combines the energy of the pure red ray and the exuberance and joy of the orange in a precious gift of nature. Brown is the color of home, hearth, and nature.
- Andradite garnets are one of the natural birthstones of those born in the first month of autumn (September 23–October 21).
- Andradite is a garnet. It is one of the traditional birthstones of those born in January.
- Andradite Garnet is associated with the First Chakra, the Base Chakra which is located at the base of the spine and radiating through the legs and feet. This is the grounding Chakra and deals with the health of the physical body. When it is out of balance you will feel flighty and physically adrift. This crystal can be used effectively in crystal healing when the Base Chakra is in need of realignment.
- As a garnet, Andradite is associated with Aquarius. Wikipedia tells us Aquarius is considered a “masculine”, positive (extrovert) sign. It is also considered an air sign and is one of four fixed signs. Aquarius has been traditionally ruled by the planet Saturn, and, since its discovery, Uranus has been considered a modern ruler of this sign. Being the eleventh sign of the zodiac, Aquarius is associated with the astrological 11th house. Individuals born when the Sun was in this sign are considered Aquarius individuals. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun is in Aquarius roughly from January 20 to February 18.
- Andradite garnets utilize Wood energy, the energy of growth, expansion, new beginnings, nourishment, and health. It enhances vitality, brings abundance, and keeps us growing physically. Use to enhance any space used for eating, in the room of a small child, or in a place of your home where you are beginning a new project. Wood energy is traditionally associated with the East and Southeast areas of a home or room. It is associated with the Family and Health area, and the Prosperity and Abundance area.
- Melody in Love is in the Earth notes that Andradite Garnet inspires the ideal of service, providing for cooperative effort and ingenuity in maintaining the effort. In the Book of Stones, Robert Simmons reports that Andradite Garnet is powerful for overcoming scarcity-mindedness, money panic and other forms of financial anxiety.