Garnet (Gomed)


 Garnet is one of the dull colored healing stones, which gets its shine once it is cut down. It restores new passion in an person's physical relation in life, and is especially useful for the people, who have the vulnerability for developing depression. Garnet induces the feelings of enthusiasm, and happiness in the individuals. This Gem is Used as a Remedy for Bad effects of RAHU in Indian Vedic Astrology.
Garnet Gomed
During middle ages, swords and weapons of the warriors were bejeweled with Garnet as Hildegard von Bingen declared the possession of empowering effects of Garnet, that it is helpful in empowering others. Garnet is a holy stone with its vitalizing effect on an individual’s wisdom and spirituality.

Not only do garnets have many colors, they also have many names: almandine, andradite, demantoid, grossularite, hessonite, pyrope, rhodolite, tsavorite, and uvarovite, to quote but a few. But let us restrict ourselves to the most important and begin with the red garnets.


Garnet affects the blood circulation and strength of the heart. Garnet draws positive effects on catabolism and memory, and makes memory of the individual sharper. Despite of all the positive effects, it may negatively affect the passionate individuals.
Garnet Gomed
Garnet is an indication of hopefulness and enlivenment for individuals. Garnet draws good effects if used by Aries and Scorpio. When using Garnet, it should be in direct contact with skin, and if these stones are moveable, it will add to its effects. It should be washed by mildly warmed water once in a month and should be kept in sunlight in order to reenergize.

Garnet is auspicious to anyone irrespective of where is Rahu placed in one’s birth chart. Garnet is worn to achieve success, wealth and fortune.


Garnet brings harmony in one's married life. Wearing Garnet reduces distance between couples and kindle love, harmony and peace in domestic life. It is suggested that both partners should wear a Garnet.
Garnet helps win lottery, earl huge black money, money from stock market.
Garnet Gomed
Wearing Garnet in a Ring in the middle finger brings stability in life and success in achieving financial goals, one acquires property. Wearing this in the index finger or wearing as a pendent is also good.

There are two commonly used Natural Garnet is available in the market.

a) Ceylon Garnet : This is the best and trusted gem available. Depends on the quality and cuts there are gems Rs 300/-, Rs 500/-, Rs 700/- and Rs1,000/- Per Carat.


b) African Garner: This is a cheaper one but still a natural Gem and not co crystal clear like Ceylon Garnet. There are various price available in the market but it should is Rs 50/- to Rs 100/- per Carat.

Garnet or Gomed is recommended to be purchased not less than 5 Carat and not more than 10 carat. More or less can create bad effect on the person wearing it. 1 Gram = 8 Ratti = 4.8 Carat and 1 Ratti = 0.6 Carat

Be aware of artificially prepared colored stone. 80% gems available are not natural stone. This is indeed a big problem in the market now. They are either glass made artificially or gem stone colored artificially to increase its price. These stones are sometime capable of passing the laboratory test (like GII test) as well like the original.