Known as the Garnet of the Sun, Spessartine or Spessartite Garnet is one of the lesser-known and rarer varieties of Garnet. Spessartite Garnet makes a great talisman for protection. It is used to gain higher levels of inner growth and balance. This crystal promotes feelings of happiness from within, and helps in making life more fulfilling. This crystal will assist with public speaking within group situations. Spessartine brings a calmness and focus to any effort. Use it when you are suffering from a lack of concentration.
The energies of Spessartine impart a willingness to help others and strengthening the heart. It enhances analytical processes and the rational mind. It also stimulates creative abilities and energies, encouraging one to take action toward one's dreams and goals. It is a good stone for artists, writers, dancers, actors and others who express through creative energy.
Metaphysical healing lore says that Spessartine Garnet is believed to be beneficial to both male and female reproductive systems, boosting fertility and sex drive. It helps the kidneys and bladder, poor circulation, chilblains and Reynauds disease. It may improve food intolerances, particularly to wheat and dairy products. It is an antidepressant and suppresses nightmares, and may be used to treat calcium imbalances. It fortifies the heart, small intestine and immune system.
Spessartite Garnet has an energizing warmth. It has colors of dark gold, orange, scarlet and deep red. Crystals can be pale yellow if nearly pure, but are almost always mixed with Almandine Garnet. Spessartine Garnet, which includes Spessartite and Imperial Garnet, takes its name from the Spessart district of Bavaria.
Spessartite Garnet is associated with the Sacral and Solar Plexus Chakras.
You will receive one stone, approx size .5 to .75 inch