Posted on Thursday, January 26th, 2012 at 4:07 pm by Kathy

BIRTHSTONE OF THE MONTH- JANUARY -GARNET Garnets are a group of gemstones that are available in a rainbow of colors, including a color change variety. The dark red variety, Mozambique garnet is beautiful especially in the checkerboard cut. Tsavorites from Kenya, are bright intense green rivaling emeralds. Spessartite garnets range from yellowish orange to reddish orange and are primarily mined in Brazil and Sri Lanka. The Rhodolite garnet is named for the rhododendron flower and is a beautiful cranberry color. Garnets have a hardness of 7-7.5 which means they are a gemstone that can be worn easily everyday to enhance your business and casual wardrobes. Please Enter Copy