People often think of garnets as red gemstones. But in actual fact, these gemstones come in a variety of colours. These include the fiery hued Mandarin Garnet to the luxurious green Tsavorite Garneta, and of course, the most popular one of them all, the Pyrope Garnet.
Originating from the Latin granatus meaning seed, the name garnet references the bright red pomegranate fruit. But what’s the meaning behind this gemstone you might ask? Considered a great gift to symbolise friendship and trust, the garnet has also been suggested to provide wearers with loyalty, unchanging affections, and more notably to encourage success in business.
That being said, for those who are born in the month of January can consider investing in some beautiful garnet jewellery this month. Whether it’s a gift for yourself or even your loved ones, here, we’ve rounded up some of the best garnet jewellery pieces to get your hands on, stat.