… small precious stone red as blood, full of mystery, passion and magic effects.
Did you know that the Bohemian garnet has, among other garnets mined in many locations throughout the world, the same unique status as the Colombian emerald among the emeralds, or the ruby of Burmese among the rubies? If not, you should know that its properties are absolutely unique.
What constitutes the uniqueness of Bohemian garnet:
- Typical fiery red color
- High temperature resistance
- Extremely high hardness
- Light refractivity – it can conjure up dazzling reflections
Magical effects of Bohemian garnet:
- Brings courage and confidence
- Restores strength and stimulates activity
- Supplies vitality
- Strengthens desire
- Protects friendship
- Helps overcome sadness
- Controls blood circulation and pressure
Bohemian Garnets are also accompanied by many legends and tales. For centuries, they have been considered to be the stone of pilgrims and travelers who wore them as talismans. Legend has it that Noah had a lamp on his ark, made of garnets, to help him navigate his ship in the evening darkness. It was said that grenades illuminating the night would protect the wearer from evil.
In the Middle Ages, knights had their weapons fitted with garnets, not only for decoration, but more importantly for their protective power against wounds. It gave warriors a sense of immortality.
Another legend claims that the tiny crystals of red garnets are petrified drops of the blood of the gods.
Garnet symbolizes fire, blood and purity of heart, so it is a popular gift for wedding anniversaries or for romantic love confessions.
Let the beauty of the Czech garnet inspire you, discover its power and strength…