Garnet is the birthstone of January. It stands for chastity, fraternity and faithful.
For a long time, people would think of the fire when it comes to “garnet" since its usual color- Red. They believe it can light up the night. Muslims believe garnet stone can illuminate heaven. Even in the ancient Greek and Roman Empire, it was the special gemstone that mainly used as exorcism to avoid evil . In the Middle Ages, people generally believe that garnet rings has the ability of getting rid of ghosts and disasters, enhance human vitality, loyalty and other mysterious forces, so it was widely used by knights. Afterwards, this mysterious stone was quite active on the collar of queen or royal. Therefore it automatically become a symbol of femininity beauty. Nowadays, garnet is a precious gemstone and hot in the fine jewelry.