-Garnet balances energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate, and can inspire love and balance the sex drive. Garnet is considered a lucky stone, for courage, love, success, and for business relationships. It helps you let go of old behavior patterns and boosts self-confidence.
The distinctive title Garnet derives from the Latin word 'Granatum', which means pomegranate, a reference to its intense red color that resembles the glistening, deep red seeds of the fruit. Garnet whose color suggested that of blood, was believed to confer invulnerability from wounds.