The Garnet is the birthstone for those born in January, the zodiacal stone of Aquarius and the gem that is usually gifted for second wedding anniversaries.
The powers attributed to garnet are very varied. They bring peace, prosperity, health, friendship, security.
The name Garnet comes from the Latin “granum” or “granatum“, (due to its resemblance of the seeds of the grenade).
Garnets are available in a rich variety of beautiful and vivid colors, where the most common being red garnet: Pyrope, Almandine and Rhodolite are the names of their reddish varieties.
While we can find green garnets, such as Tsavorite and Demantoid.
Spessartine or Spessartite and Hessonite are the orange color varieties.
Mali Garnet is the yellow color.
We also find garnets of purple, pink, brown, blue and even with change of color.