Tag: garnet

January Birthstone Garnet

ALL ABOUT GARNETS If you were born in January, your birthstone is a garnet! You can also use garnet for a second wedding anniversary gift. Here’s everything you need to know about this gemstone.   THE NAME Garnets have nine species; however the most common color associated with it is dark red. The ‘red’ name […]

January Birthstone: The Garnet

We’re starting off 2015 by talking about the January birthstone, garnet.  Garnet is one of the oldest known gemstones and was worn thousands of years ago by the Egyptians, Romans and even mentioned in The Bible.  According to the Old Testament, Noah lit the inside of the Ark with a garnet.  Garnets were also used […]