January birthstone

The birthstone of the first month of the year is garnet. Garnet is a red colored gemstone with a crystalline structure. Its name comes from the Latin word "granatus", which means "grainy", since pomegranate is similar to pomegranate seeds. Garnets have been known since ancient times and are considered one of the most ancient gemstones.

Currently, garnets are mined in different parts of the world, but the largest suppliers are India, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Tanzania. Garnets come in many shades of red, ranging from bright red to deep red, as well as pink, orange, and green.

Grenades have a fairly high hardness, which makes them very durable and resistant to damage. This allows them to be used in jewelry such as rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets.

Garnet symbolism

Garnets are considered a symbol of perseverance and loyalty. This gemstone is associated with energy and passion, making it a popular choice for jewelry symbolizing strong feelings. In the mystical tradition, grenades also have their place. Some people believe that garnets can bring good luck and protect against evil spirits. In addition, pomegranates are also used in astrology to strengthen the planet Mars and bring success and prosperity.

 If you decide to use garnet as a stone in your jewelry, it is important to choose a stone of good quality and the right shape to enhance its natural beauty. Contact a professional jeweler to help you choose the perfect garnet for your jewelry.

Garnets are beautiful, durable and symbolic stones that are ideal for use in jewelry such as engagement rings. They may also have a special symbolic meaning for people born in January or adherents of mystical beliefs.  If you are planning to gift a garnet engagement ring, then this would be a wonderful choice that will highlight your love and commitment.

How to choose the best garnet

 When choosing a garnet for an engagement ring, pay attention to its quality, color and size.  The larger the stone, the more attention it will draw, however a large stone may not be comfortable for everyday wear.  Garnet color can range from bright red to deep red or green, so choose the color that best suits your bride's taste.

 Choose a garnet with high clarity and brilliance to make sure the stone looks as bright and attractive as possible.  If you want to make the ring even more personal, then you can add additional stones or embellishments such as diamonds or gold elements.

 It is important to remember that a garnet engagement ring will not only be a beautiful decoration, but will also symbolize your love and devotion to each other.  Such a ring will become a valuable souvenir for life and will remind you of the importance of your connection with each other.  Be sure to choose a high quality stone to make your engagement ring the perfect symbol of your love.

If you want to buy garnet  jewelry, then Kantor Jewelry will be happy to help you find the best garnet and create a unique jewelry piece with a custom design. We don't buy stones wholesale, we look for the best, most beautiful and profitable personal option for our clients. We seek out special stones for your request until you are satisfied.

Kantor Jewelry will help you to find the best setting option for your stone so it can please you with its beauty for many years as a part of a unique jewelry piece that will be passed from generation to generation.