January Birthstone: Garnet
Garnet is known for its dark red gemstone, but in reality few gems can rival its diversity of color, it’s found in every rainbow color except blue. See our favorite garnet jewelry for January birthstone gifts.


Garnet gets its name from the word “pomegranate,” as the crystals bear a resemblance to pomegranate seeds and it is best known for its deep red hue. Garnet has been found in many regions around the world, including Russia, Brazil, Sri Lanka, and the United States. 

Garnets are believed to stimulate energy and promote true love. Garnet also has one of the most diverse color spectrums of all gemstones -- it comes in every color except blue. You’re sure to find a piece of garnet jewelry to match the birthday girl’s tastes. Browse our selections above for January birthday gift ideas.

When shopping for birthstone jewelry gifts, always shop with professional jewelers -- look for jewelry stores that are Jewelers of America Members -- who can show you a range of options and explain any special properties of the birthstone jewelry.

Browse jewelry and jewelry gift ideas by other Jewelers of America designer members in our Jewelry Gallery.

All birthstone jewelry pictured is by jewelry designers who are members of Jewelers of America and uphold the highest social, environmental and ethical business practices.

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