January 9, 2015

Gorgeous Garnets

By Donna Jolly, RJ American Gem Society As someone born in January, I’ve become a big fan of my birthstone, the garnet. I have several pieces of jewelry featuring this gem, all the deep rich hue of red. My favorite is a pair of briolette earrings with two garnets dangling at the end. For the longest time, I thought, like many people, that garnets only came in that one color. Then about ten years ago, I came across a mandarin orange ring that I fell in love with and “just had to buy.” Today, I saw this photo from AGS

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