According to Kabbalah, garnet dispels enemies and protects us. Since ancient times it has been used by emperors, knights and warriors as a protective talisman. Garnet attracts calm and dispels depression. It stimulates the survival instinct and inspires free will and courage. It is the stone of patience and vitality. If you have been the object of slander and lies, it will dispel negative vibrations and send them back to those who sent them to you.