Red Garnets are the Birthstone for January

Red garnets are the birthstone for January.  I believe we generally think of garnets as red gemstones; however, garnets not only occur in a range of red hues, but also in greens, yellow-oranges and browns.  The red garnet, January’s birthstone, … Continue reading

Gorgeous Garnets are January’s Birthstone

Garnets are the birthstone for January.   Perhaps most people think “red” when they hear the word garnet, but there are a lot of garnet varieties – all with different colors ranging from yellows and greens to shades of red, orange … Continue reading

Healing Stones for Us and for Our Furry Friends

Healing Stones for Us and for Our Furry Friends – I love gemstones and crystals and I’m always interested in learning more ways to have beneficial stones around me to bolster me and also my environment. This interest has inspired me … Continue reading

My Favorite Gemstones Part 7 – Garnets

I’ve always loved garnets and I use them in many of my jewelry designs. Garnets have been known and used in jewelry and other applications since ancient times. At one time, garnets were referred to as Carbuncles.  Although garnets occur … Continue reading