January Garnet Candle
Hand poured soy wax candle with hand selected crystals and dried flowers. This little beauty is perfect to set intentions for the month of January, It’s topped with a real garnet stone, clear quartz points, hibiscus, rosemary and amaranth flowers.
Never leave candle unattended when burning, remove flowers if burning, they can catch on fire. To avoid tunneling make sure the candles top layer is fully melted before you put the flame out. Wooden wicks give a slower burn, allowing your candle to last longer
January is named after the Roman god of doors, Janus, this month is the door to the new year. Janus represents beginnings and possesses the ability to see all things past and future.
The birthstone for January is Garnet, they are commonly found as small pebbles in streams, Ancient warriors believed that garnets brought victory. The Crusaders used them as protection against wounds and accidents during their journeys.
As with many precious stones, garnets were believed to hold medicinal powers. In medieval times, it protected its wearer against poisons, wounds and bad dreams, and cured depression. Garnets come in all sorts of colors with green being the rarest. Garnet is an all around protection stone, helps get projects under way and provides fortitude and courage.
The Greeks regarded the Amaranth flower as a symbol of immortality because it retains it's freshness for a long time after being picked.
In Victorian times, giving a hibiscus meant that the giver was acknowledging the receiver's beauty. hibiscuses symbolize the fleeting and beauty of fame or personal glory. It is given to both men and women.
Clear quartz is an all purpose, positive energy crystal. Helps with balance, cleansing, general healing, personal power and energy. It amplifies and directs intent.
Rosemary is an all purpose magical herb. It is used in purification and protection rituals. It is believed to attract love, positivity and peace.