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Birthstone of the Month | January | Garnet

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Birthstone of the Month | January | Garnet

January Garnet

Happy January everyone! It is Garnet month!

Garnet is a special and powerful gemstone, I personally love garnets as it is my birthstone ( I am a Capricorn baby 🙂 )

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Rhodolite garnet, color changing sapphire, diamonds ring set in 18k rose gold 

The wide variety of garnet colors makes this gemstone a great choice for jewelry.

Here are some of the kind and colors you can find garnet in:

Almandine garnet: red

Hessonite garnet: dark red - brownish

Rhodolite garnet: purple violet

Grossularite garnet: orange yellow

Malaya garnet: pink brown

Spessartite garnet: bright green - dark green

Demantoid garnet: light green 

Demantoid garnet is the rarest and the most expensive out of the genet family due to their brilliance, dispersion and their "diamond-like" appearance.

Lico Jewelry Birthstone of the month January Garnet Blog


Garnets attributes

Garnet inspires love and devotion. It balances sex drive and alleviates emotional disharmony. It is also a useful crystal to have in a crysis. It is particularly helpful in situations where there seems to be no way out or where life has fragmented.

Square cut garnets are said to bring success in business matters.

Generally red garnets represent love. Attuned to the heart energy, it revitalizes feelings and enhances sexuality. They also control anger, especially toward the self.Lico Jewelry January Birthstone Garnet Blog

Custom design malaya garnet and diamond ring set in 14k white gold


Lico Jewelry Blog January Birthstone Garnet

Custom cigar band with pear shaped rhodolite garnet  in 14k white gold

I hope this short blog showed you some interesting information about garnets and gave you some appreciation and curiosity for them.

Do you dream of having a beautiful garnets jewelry piece? Get in touch with me at for more information.

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