Happy Birthday January! For those who were born in this month, garnet is your traditional birthstone. Nowadays everyone from Bollywood to industrialist is taking advantage of precious gemstones. Unlike the historic times when only kings and majesties could enjoy benefits of gemstones, people today can incur them and slash the misfortunes. Around the globe, wearing birthstones has benefitted myriad people.
There has been a great confusion on effect of birthstones. But to summarize, if only actions were enough, everyone, who works for 8-10 hours a day, would be a millionaire. It is both actions and planetary movements that bring positivity. Garnet, an ancient stone, has been used since Bronze Age, especially by Egyptians to ward off the evil. Capricorns (December 22-January 20) can wear garnet as an amulet for protection against poison and other elementary diseases. Romans used this gleaming stone for engraving the portraits of emperors. January babies are conscientious and controlled with a firm practical approach. With Saturn as the ruling planet, they are hard working and productive. They are romantic but are poor at expressing love. Also, their social abilities are not very impressive. However, Garnet, an indication of hope induces passion, strength and energy. For the frequent travelers, a gift of garnet ensures safe travel and speedy return.
A pretty garnet jewel not only looks charming but also lends strength to lungs and spine. Charming bangle or carved garnet ring will mesmerize others with its vibrant hues. Garnet has a vast range of natural colors including green, brown, pink, yellow, orange, and red, etc. It is January birthstone but far from being a winter gem, this brilliant piece is for all four seasons.