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What is the Birthstone for January?

The birthstone for January is the garnet. Common colors for this gemstone are red and green, although you can find them in an array of other colors such as orange, yellow or even blue. The garnet is considered to be a semi-precious  stone.

Significance of the January birthstone

  • Symbolizes purity, faithfulness, truth and friendship
  • Protects the wearer against bad dreams and depression
  • Makes a great gift for a friend born in January because it signifies eternal friendship