Birthstone of the Month: Garnet

MONTH: January

STONE: Garnet (dark red)

Garnets come in a many different colors and there are quite a few different varieties.That being said, the most widely-known color of Garnet gemstones is dark red.

According to minerals.net, other color Garnets are usually given more descriptive gemstone terms. Other colors of Garnet are Green, Yellow, Orange, Brown, Pink, Purple, Gray, & Black. "Garnets are historically one of the most important of the colored gemstones, valued for their good hardness and excellent brilliance. The name garnet actually refers to a family of different gemstones (gemselect.com)."

"Garnets are known to be very affordable, and can be faceted into all types of jewelry, including necklaces, rings, bracelets, and earrings (minerals.net)."

Below are our top picks for Garnet jewelry from Gabriel & CO that you can buy HERE at our store! 

The Diamond Gallery of Naperville