Spessartine is a variant of the garnet group and has a Mohs hardness of 7 to 7.5. It can be processed and grasped very well. The color of the Spessartine is orange to red-brown. Red is the original color and stands for love, passion and impulsiveness. The effect of red is representative, uncompromising and full of energy. The Spessartine is extremely popular and kindles a firework of visions.