Astrological Sign: Capricorn, Aquarius Meaning: Purity, Truth Healing properties of Garnet: The Garnet is known to cleanse and purify when held over the thyroid and spleen. When searching or meditating on past lives the garnet is usually held in the hand or placed on top of the head. The Garnet represents truth and purity and is also well known to be a symbol of love and compassion. Helps with self esteem and security and increases spiritual awareness. It can also help increase the sex drive. Sources of Garnet: Africa, Central Australia (location of the largest garnet ever found), India, Soviet Union, Brazil and the United States. Interesting Facts: The Garnet is known as the stone for a successful business. If your business is not meeting its potential it is said to put 3 or more garnets on your desk. Garnets under your pillow are believed to cure depression. Garnets assist with self-esteem and bring consistency to friendships when worn as jewelry. More so, Garnets are said to protect one on trips.