January Birthdays: Garnet Birthstone Jewelry Facts

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Happy Birthday to You!

January is all about a fresh start and a new year full of new possibilities. What a wonderful time to celebrate a birthday! Those with a January birthday celebrate with the garnet birthstone: a rich, wintery gemstone that goes with everything.

Garnet comes in a range of colors like green, orange, pink, and red. Red is the most common color Mozambique Garnet, glowing deep red with hints of orange and brown, reminds us of an autumn harvest or Indian summer.

The rich hue of Mozambique Garnet enhances designs that blend the exotic flavors of India, Africa and the Orient. These styles reflect today's culturally rich society, giving Mozambique Garnet special appeal to those who seek a sophisticated yet organic look. The affordability of this gemstone also makes it readily accessible to shoppers who desire its smoldering splendor. The gem is used for January birthdays and the second and sixth wedding anniversaries.

Garnet Birthstone Folklore

Wrapped in its warmth, we feel protected against the storms ahead. It's no wonder that Garnet was believed to have healing properties, particularly with diseases related to blood.

Celebrities born in January

Celebrities who celebrate a January include Kate Moss, Michelle Obama, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Bradley Cooper.

How to care for your Garnet Jewelry

Garnet is rated "good" for everyday wear. Avoid exposure to heat and sudden changes temperature. To clean, gently scrub with a soft toothbrush and a solution of mild soap and warm water, or clean in an at-home ultrasonic unit.