Orange Spessartite Garnet Set (Extra Small)
Description: Orange Spessartite Garnet is one of the rarer varieties, known as the Garnet of the Sun. Its energy radiates in shades of dark gold, orange, scarlet and deep red. Spessartite activates the analytical processes of the mind, alleviating fears and providing confidence to change one’s life. It is associated with the Sacral and Solar Plexus Chakras, awakening creative energies, and lending power to one’s will. You will receive the typical item shown.
Size: Extra small, 0.01-0.25 inches. Sold in sets of six.
Primary Uses: Orange garnets are energy enhancers and givers of joy. They are helpful in balancing the energy of the Solar Plexus and Sacral Chakra. They are one of the stones of the children of Aquarius, and they are said to be helpful in attracting commitment and understanding. Read more about the uses and energy of Garnet in the table below, or for a complete understanding, read our Crystal Metaphysical Encyclopedia entry for Garnet.
Talismans or Amulet: Orange Garnet is an Enhancer Strengthener crystal. Enhancer crystals have internal crystal lattices of perfect cubic symmetry and internal harmony. These are the “building block” crystals. Their internal structure of blocks builds up perfect crystal lattices that can 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 will provide you with the energy to resist temptations and resist distractions from your goals.
Natural Birthstone: Garnet is one of the traditional birthstones of those born in January.
Healing: Orange Garnet is associated with the Second Chakra, the Sacral Chakra. The Sacral Chakra is located below the navel and above the pubic bone at the front of the pelvis. It controls the flow of energy and is the center of gravity of the body. It is the center of the Life Force of the body.
Zodiac: Garnet 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.
Feng Shui: Garnets have fire energy. Like red and scarlet gemstones, it is to be used sparingly. Avoid using it in the East or Southeast areas of your home or room. Use Orange Almandine garnets as an accent and as an accessory in rooms where high energy is needed. The south area of a room or home is the best place for an orange Almandine garnet.
What Others Have to Say: In the Crystal Bible, Judy Hall reports Almandine is a stone of regenerative healing. Melody in Love is in the Earth notes it is a stone of physical strength, and serves as a inspiration during periods of personal solitude. In the Book of Stones, Robert Simmons reports that Almandine is a “back to Earth” stone that can help you find ways to implement your dreams in the real world. Click on the picture to the left to learn more about these great books.