January Birthstones

For babies born in January, garnet is a colorful gemstone to start the New Year.

Garnet gemstones are most commonly red but can be found in a range of other colors. It’s a beautiful gemstone to start the year with.

Garnet

The word “garnet” comes from the 14th century Middle English word gernet, meaning “dark red.” The word is derived from Latin granatum, which means “seed,” and is called so because of the gemstone’s resemblance to the red seeds of the pomegranate.

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