I always think that the Garnet gemstone is a Lovely start to a New Year.
For those born in January this gemstone is for them. Garnet comes in many colours, but the ones used more widely are the red garnets.
Garnet from the Latin word Granatus, small seeds. indeed small garnets do look like pomegranate seeds in shape size and colour.
Throughout history the Garnet has been treasured as a stone of protection for those traveling., To guide against negative energy,depression and guilt. it is also used as the Heart Chakra bringing serenity, balance and self confidence.
So if you are born in the month of January wear this stone with pride it is a truly beautiful and powerful addition to your jewelllery box.