Garnet is a stone that was discovered several centuries ago. In English its name means "like a bean". This is not surprising because it really looks like the grains of the fruit of the pomegranate tree. For a long time, people were sure that this stone has only a red hue. However, mineralogists have found out that garnet has several tones in nature, so it has several varieties. However, garnet is a mineral that is widely used in jewelry. Jewelry with this stone was popular in the times of Ancient Persia, Ancient Rome and Ancient Egypt. Nowadays the popularity of the mineral has not decreased. This is not surprising, because it is not only a beautiful stone, but also a strong talisman, the properties and meaning of which have been studied by esotericists and astrologers. In addition, the stone has medicinal properties.