Garnet is the tallest and has the most solid build. She has pale brown skin and curly black hair that is styled into a cube-shaped afro. Her eyes are always covered by futuristic shades. She wears a black and red bodysuit with cube shoulder pads and a pink star on her chest. She also wears long black gloves. Her crystal gems are garnets embedded in her palms. When she summons her weapon, gauntlets appear over them.
Garnet is the leader of the Crystal Gems. She has a calm, stoic demeanor and rarely speaks more than a few words at a time in an English accent. She is by far the most in touch with recognition of the universe and uses this to summon her weapon. She is physically the strongest member and is a mentor to Steven.
- Garnet is a deep-red (burgandy) colored gem similar to the "Garnet" she has on both of her palms.
- In the pilot, Garnet's hair was straight and her gauntlets were gold.
- In gem-stone mythos Garnets are known as stones that provide protection to their users from evil.
- The gem on her left hand has a square shaped raise and the gem on her right hand has a triangular shaped one.