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