Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Green Garnets Natural Crystals from Mali


Mali Garnet

Green Garnets Natural Crystals from Mali


These are sparkling Green Garnets from Mali, Africa.

Green Garnet - It is helpful in our personal and business relationships. It is a stone that is useful during times of change, when you need to move on and stop living in the past when it no longer serves you. It can help bring us closer to and bond with our children, especially during the difficult teenage years. It helps bring us energy during times of stressful situations such as divorce. Also has all the properties of Garnet.

In the large and varied garnet family of gemstones, there are six common varieties that are recognized based on their chemical composition: pyrope, almandine, spessartite, grossularite, uvarovite and andradite. There are also some mixed members, such as rhodolite garnet, which is a mixture of pyrope and almandite by composition.
New hybrid garnets continue to be discovered. In 1994 a mixture of grossular and andradite garnet was discovered in the West African country of Mali, and was named mali garnet. This discovery drew a lot of interest because the grossular and andradite varieties are among the rarest and most valuable garnets. Members of the grossular group include tsavorite and hessonite. The most famous member of the andradite group is the rare demantoid garnet.



Mali Garnet
The chemical composition of mali garnet is intermediate between that of grossular (calcium aluminum silicate) and andradite (calcium iron silicate). Though mali garnets are predominantly grossularite, the presence of andradite lends mali an impressive dispersion or fire that is reminiscent of the diamond-like demantoid.

Most mali garnet is mined from alluvial deposits. When the discovery was first made there was a lot of material on the market and prices were moderate. In recent years the supply has diminished and prices have risen. Large sizes are quite rare, so the price per carat tends to increase significantly for larger sizes.



Mali Garnet Yellow-Green
Colors range from yellow, to greenish yellow, to yellowish green, yellowish brown, to brown. Cut stones are notable for their brilliance and especially their dispersion when the body color is light enough to let it show. No enhancements are known in the market.

The most valuable mali garnet is the extremely rare chrome green color. Generally speaking, yellow, greenish yellow and yellowish green stones sell for higher prices than the brownish stones. As with any gem, size, clarity and cut can affect the value significantly, with dispersion being a special value factor for Mali garnets.
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Mali Garnet exemplifies hope, empowerment, and all things nurturing from Mother Earth. In shades as varied as a magnificent sunrise, to the lush and verdant greens of growth and renewal, it is a stone of prosperity and abundance; encouraging gratitude and service to others.
African Green Garnet (African Jade) - from Mali; green crystals helpful for bringing one’s visions into reality. Their vibrational pattern creates confidence and motivation to get down to business and make things happen. [Simmons, 166] This stone encourages prosperity, healing the root of scarcity-mindedness, and reveals the abundance the Earth and Universe provide. [Ahsian, 167] It is attuned to the Heart Chakra.
Garnet physical healing properties include aiding in recovery of illness or trauma by regenerating new cell growth and stimulating the blood. It also detoxifies and alleviates inflammations throughout the body and boosts the immune and respiratory system.

Mali Garnet is an excellent crystal to soothe and reduce emotional extremes, encouraging social growth and service to community.



Associated with the Base, Sacral, Solar Plexus and Heart Chakras, Mali Garnet is a deeply spiritual stone teaching appreciation of abundance, from physical wealth to spiritual connection to the Divine. Meditation with Garnet increases fertility, and Tsavorite facilitates communication with higher spiritual realms.

Mali Garnet honors three Goddesses, and a vast number of Angels are drawn to its myriad color energies, from lush green rays to the warmest shades of the sun. Garnet is the traditional birthstone of January, and because of its various hues, Mali Garnet is the natural birthstone of many born from early spring to mid-autumn. Garnet is the zodiac stone for those born under the sign Aquarius, and is an Enhancer Strengthener crystal.
As a potent prosperity stone, Mali Garnet is healing of all limitations on the physical level, in health or wealth. Green Garnet carries an especially regenerative energy, and is excellent for those who’ve had money problems and wish to reform.   As a stone of strength Mali Garnet will benefit new business ventures, promoting growth and warm client contact.   It strengthens stability in lawsuits and challenges, transforming lower forms of response and reaction to loving forms of reply .


Mali Garnet enhances relaxation and going with the flow, and inspires service and cooperation.  It also injects some romance and fun into an over-practical life, boosting passion and energy in a love weighed down by worry,
Green Garnet is associated with the Heart Chakra, located near the center of the breastbone. It regulates our interaction with the external world and controls what we embrace and what we resist. It gives us the balancing ability to be ourselves within the environment. When the heart chakra is out of balance you may feel either controlling or controlled in a relationship, and become critical of the little foibles of others. You may well find yourself having inappropriately strong emotional responses to everyday external stimuli. Green crystal energy is used to resolve blockages and to re-balance the heart chakra, helping us understand our own needs and emotions clearly.  We can deal with the ebbs and flows of emotional relationships, understand their cyclic nature, and accept the changes.

Yellow Garnet activates the Solar Plexus Chakra, the energy distribution center and the chakra of relationships. This chakra is located between the ribcage and navel, and controls the immune and digestive systems. When in balance physically, you have strength to fight infections, are free of allergic reactions, and are able to use the nutrients you ingest. When the solar plexus is out of balance spiritually, you feel fear - of the disappointment or
displeasure of others or to subordinating your life and pleasures to the will of others. Spiritually, when the solar plexus is in balance you are free to interpret the world through your own thoughts and emotions and not live in fear of violating the dictums of others.

The Gold and Orange shades of Garnet identify with the Sacral Chakra, or Second Chakra, located below the naval and above the pubic bone at the front of the pelvis. It controls the flow of energy and is the center of gravity of the body. It is the center of the Life Force of the body, and controls the flow of information from the body to the mind and from the mind to the body. Gut feelings, intuition, and other "non-linear" communication comes from this chakra. When it is out of balance the symptoms will manifest themselves as confusion, over dependency on others, repression of feelings, inability to feel joy, fear of sensuality or sex, and frustration. When it is in balance you have grace, feel pleasure in life, find you are flexible and can "go with the flow" and do so in good spirit.is associated with the Heart Chakra, located near the center of the breastbone. It regulates our interaction with the external world and controls what we embrace and what we resist. It gives us the balancing ability to be ourselves within the environment. When the heart chakra is out of balance you may feel either controlling or controlled in a relationship, and become
critical of the little foibles of others. You may well find yourself having inappropriately strong emotional responses to everyday external stimuli. Green crystal energy is used to resolve blockages and to re-balance the heart chakra, helping us understand our own needs and emotions clearly.  We can deal with the ebbs and flows of emotional relationships, understand their cyclic nature, and accept the changes.
Garnet teaches abundance, from physical wealth to spiritual connection to the Divine, and helps us receive sustenance on all levels of our experience. It aids us in celebrating what one has and learning gratitude.

Garnet is particularly useful for companies offering spiritual products or services to maintain the right atmosphere and ethos, but at the same time to make the necessary profit to be viable. Carry colorless Garnet to increase chances of being recognized for your talents. Red or Orange Garnet is particularly protective against abusive neighbors or physical threats, acting as an absorbing shield and reflecting back nastiness.


Wear natural Green Garnet as a necklace or ring, or carry near the heart to help you recognize your own blessings and to work to obtain whatever is missing. Green Garnets reduce rivalries at work and prevent over-fierce competition between siblings in the home. Keep any natural green Garnet near entrances to protect rural homes.
Green and Gold Garnet honors Persephone, the Greek Goddess of Spring. She represents celebration and the Earth alive with new growth.

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