Birthstone for January - Garnet
The January birthstone Garnet is found the world over, commonly known to be red, it is in fact found in a variety of colours. Garnet is derived from the Latin name Granatum, a pomegranate, because of the resemblance Garnet bears to the seeds of that fruit. Garnets vary in size, from a grain of sand to the size of an apple! Garnet is considered a lucky stone, for love, success, & for business relationships. It helps you let go of old behavior patterns & boosts self-confidence.