With associations with the heart, blood, inner fire, and life force, garnets have long been considered symbols of love. Garnet symbolism also extends to friendship. … Because of garnet’s association with pomegranate seeds, the stone has come to stand for the safe return of a friend or loved one. It is a stone of prosperity and abundance, encouraging gratitude and service to others.
Associated with the Base, Sacral, Solar Plexus and Heart Chakras, Grossular Garnet is a deeply spiritual stone. … It is associated with the Sacral and Solar Plexus Chakras, awakening creative energies and lending power to one’s will.
Garnet, the birthstone of January, is mined in a rainbow of colors. From the fiery orange of Mandarin Garnet to the rich green of Tsavorite Garnet and to the most widely recognized color of Pyrope Garnet, it is considered a great gift to symbolize friendship and trust.