This beautiful stone is found in jewelry, and can be worn to improve bodily strength and endurance. Because of this, it is often used in ritual magic to help access increased reserves of energy. Known to strengthen the aura and help repel negative energies, Garnet has also long been used to drive off demons and evil spirits. As you might imagine, these qualities make Garnet a powerful protective stone, particularly when charged in your ritual magic for these purposes. The rich red coloring that Garnet possesses also often results in it being used as a potent representative of the element of Fire.