January - Garnet
Garnet is mostly commonly known for it's brilliant red hues, however Garnet comes naturally in all colours except blues. Garnet is a stone that represents faith, love & consistency.
Garnet is named after the Latin word "Garanatus" meaning "Pomegranate Seeds". It is said to give the wearer guidance during travel. Also warn to attract health & cheerfulness & protection against lightning.
Moh: Garnet has a hardness of 6.5-7.5 on the Moh's scale & ranges in appearance from high facet grade transparent through to opaque (including stars)