Garnet is said to have been one of the twelve stones in the Breastplate of the High Priest, and has been used as a sacred stone by the Native American Indians, the South American Indians, the Aztecs, the African tribal elders, and the Mayans. It acts with speed to expand one's awareness due to the flash of lightening contained within, and enhances one's internal fire to bring creative powers to implementation. [Melody, 290]
Garnet has a connection with the pituitary gland and can stimulate awareness. Garnet is a good stone to work with when you are in the process of manifesting. Garnet keeps you focused on your creative power. Carrying the vibration of passion and determination, this stone helps you to follow through on your goals. Use it when you need to stop procrastinating and get motivated. It also helps you to maintain balance, preventing anger and frustration.
Garnet is known for its utilization of creative energy. It grounds spirit forces within the body and helps in the ability to work lovingly on the physical plane. [Raphell, 156, 162] [Simmons, 166] Yet Garnet is a sensual stone. It represents primordial fire, the creation of the world out of chaos, purification and love. It is a stone of strong, intense feelings. [Megemont, 87]