Birthstone of January
It is believed
that different birthstones lay different effects on people.
Anciently, they carry certain positive powers and can influence the
life of its wearers. That's why; birthstone jewelry is catching the
market these days.
Garnet is the
birthstone of January and traditional present for second anniversary.
In fact, primitive garnet jewelry had dwelled from the lakes of
graves in India, China, Brazil, Madagascar, Siberia, Sri Lanka,
Africa and United states showing the extensive use of garnet jewelry
from bronze ages. Taking its name from a Greek word
"granatus" which means like a grain; garnet is a family of
minerals having similar physical and crystalline properties.
people recognize only red color in garnet but they are still unaware
about the myriad hues of this pretty gemstone. In fact, Garnet occurs
in every color except blue and most varieties are named for their
color. Rhodolite is a purplish red; hessonite is the name for an
orange, cinnamon, or pinkish variety. Tsavorite is the name given to
dark green grossularite. Uvarovite and demantoid are also green
varieties. Pyrope garnets are purplish red, orangy red, crimson, or
dark red. Spessartite garnets range from yellow and orange through
red to reddish brown to dark black/brown. There are some garnet which
reflects the color change phenomenon as they reflect the one color in
sunlight and another color in other light, thus giving option of
multi-colored jewelry for its wearers who love this altering quality
of this harm gem called garnet.
spectrum of garnet is well
versed in different beautiful jewelry that reflects its warm look and
positive qualities healing powers on its wearers. You can choose
anything from a nice necklace to a classic earring to a beautifully
crafted pendant; everything looks really brilliant and beaming with
its definite color and glaze.