Garnet is the official modern birthstone for January.  Garnet symbolizes deep and lasting friendships. Give a birthstone gift as a birthday gift or as a small token of love from your heart.

Orissa rhodolite garnet is believed to fight depression and to dispel nightmares.  

Wearing garnet jewelry is believed to alleviate and heal ailments such as rheumatism, arthritic pain, and even acne.