Garnet, Red

  • Warns of approaching danger.
  • Regenerates body & increases vitamin and mineral assimilation.
  • Detoxifying.
  • A crisis becomes a challenge to overcome rather than a problem.
  • Sharpens perceptions of self and others.
  • Activates other crystals, amplifying their effect.
  • Strong link with pituitary gland; stimulates expanded awareness and past life recall.
  • Lets you let go of useless or old or obsolete ideas.
  • Removes inhibitions and taboos; opens the heart and bestows self confidence.
  • Stone of commitment.

Michelle Ferris

Michelle Ferris is the owner, curator, and buyer for Crystal Lounge by Crystallography Gems. Born & raised in Seattle by first-generation parents, she has worked to create authentic, connective, and inclusive events for the better portion of her professional life. Since 2013, Michelle worked to create community-activated Rock, Gem, Art, & Music shows, at which Crystallography Gems was a cornerstone. At the start of the pandemic, moved her operation online, and opened a shop in Georgetown, expanding into a larger showroom in 2022. In November 2023, she moved her shop to downtown Seattle, rebranding it as Crystal Lounge by Crystallography Gems. Her shop offers crystals, minerals, gems, rocks, jewelry, and metaphysical tools, and focuses on getting her customers the tools they need, and the education needed for them to make informed, confident decisions about their purchases.