If you are a January baby then your birthstone is Garnet.
Gemstones are believed by many cultures around the world to hold special powers.
Since January is the first month in the new year, it seems only fitting that we highlight the gemstone of those born in January, the garnet. The name garnet comes from the Latin word “granatum,” meaning “pomegranate,” because the gem resembles the fruits red colored seeds.
This beautiful and durable birthstone is usually seen in a gorgeous shade of deep red but does come in a multitude of colors and even can be found colorless. It is a symbol of peace and friendship and is a stone of health, creativity, and prosperity. What a perfect gemstone to start the year out and lucky are those born in January!