Garnet, according to legend, gives its wearer guidance in the night travel, protects from nightmares, promotes long-lasting love, and prevents depression and hearing difficulties. It also is said to insure stability and encourages success. The stone is also said to strengthen the heart and the memory. In passionate people it can release negative energy. It symbolizes constructiveness and brings hope to people. Garnet is believed to have an energizing effect on ones sex life. The lovely, deep mineral grows more bright and sparkly when cut! Garnet is particularly good for Aries and Scorpio.