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January Birthstone: The Garnet

January Birthstone: The Garnet

Known for its deep, rich red, the garnet is a favorite among the family of gemstones and the official birthstone of the month of January. From garnet beads to pendants to solitaire earrings, there is a garnet gift to suit every January birthday on your list. Garnet takes its name from the Latin word, Read More

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January Birthstone: Garnet

January Birthstone: Garnet

Richly hued in deep crimson, garnet is the much-coveted January birthstone. The color of love, blood, passion and power, garnet is a statement-making gem.  Feisty January babies are the lucky wearers of garnet jewelry, although women born during the other 11 months have also been known to find garnet’s Read More

December 27, 2009 | By | Reply More
Gemstone Ratings

Gemstone Ratings

When buying a colored gemstone, many people do not pay adequate attention to the gemstone’s rating.  Since colored gemstones are less expensive than diamonds and their colors tend to help hide flaws in the stone, people tend to be more forgiving with their analysis of the gems they purchase. However, Read More

May 28, 2009 | By | Reply More
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