The name "Garnet" is derived from the Latin word "garnatus". Garnet has been a popular gemstone throughout history. Garnet is the name given to a large group of rock-forming minerals. There are different types of garnets that come in different colors. However, the most widespread color of garnet gemstones is crimson. Garnet is the birthstone of January and the stone that celebrates the second wedding anniversary.
Scarns are metamorphosed rocks that have been chemically and mineralized by metasomatism. Garnet is a common mineral. Garnet is often found as an accessory mineral in igneous rocks such as granite. To many, it resembles almandite ruby, as it sometimes appears as dark red crystals in igneous rocks used on top of granite.
Garnet comes in many forms. Grossular Garnet, Spessartine Garnet, Almandine Garnet, Pyrope Garnet, Andradite Garnet, Uvarovite Garnet and so on. Each is packed with its own variety of features. It's up to you.
Among those who believe in crystal healing, garnet is a great stone that helps expel toxins from the body and keeps the blood circulation strong. It also helps maintain blood flow, heart rate and facilitates metabolic functions. In some parts of the world, ruby is found in many sand dunes on many beaches, as well as on rocks. Garnets are found in Africa, India, Russia, South America, Madagascar, and Pakistan.