Happy January Birthday! – Garnet

Garnets are most often known for their red color variations although they can be found in a variety of hues (all except blue).

  • Various gemstones belong to the Garnet family: Green garnets are known as Tsavorite.
  • Garnet is the traditional gem for a second anniversary
  • Garnets were believed to protect travelers and prevent nightmares
  • Garnets are often confused for Ruby despite the often more smokey brown coloring

Read more on Garnets: GIA  |  gemstone.org