Nicknamed the “Warrior’s Stone” for its traditional role in the possession of soldiers as a talisman to ward off injury and death, Garnet was also thought to bring victory, peace, and tranquility. In the New Age, Garnet has strong associations with the fire element, and is believed to enhance love and sensuality, creativity, and passion for life. These traits can manifest in the healing of the heart, in addition to bringing hope and courage into challenging situations.
This piece bears a 24k Gold Sri Yantra (literally meaning "holy instrument") Mandala, symbolizing the junction between the physical universe and its unmanifest source according to Hindu Mysticism. Four triangles face upwards to represent the Divine Masculine (Shiva), and five triangles face downwards to represent the Divine Feminine (Shakti). The Sri Yantra is often referred to as the Chakra Raja – King of all Chakras – making it a supreme instrument in the path of spiritual advancement.