Garnet: The Gemstone of January

Garnet, the birthstone of January, holds a special place in the hearts of those born in this chilly month. It is not just a mere gem, but a symbol of various qualities, making it a perfect choice for the exquisite collection of Fords Jewelers.The Rich History and Symbolism of Garnet

Garnet gets its name from the Latin term ‘granatus’, which means “seedlike”. This is because the stone looks similar to the bright red seeds of the pomegranate. The association with the pomegranate gives the garnet a sense of being grounded and connected to nature.

Garnet has been highly valued for thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians regarded it as a symbol of life, while the Romans used it to make signet rings for sealing important documents. During the Middle Ages, the nobility believed that garnets could protect them from poisoning. This rich and fascinating history adds depth and charm to garnet jewelry, making it a captivating choice for people who appreciate both beauty and

A gemstone that is admired for its beauty and versatility, garnet is most commonly known for its deep red color which symbolizes warmth and passion. The gemstone’s transparency and shine make it an attractive option for both bold statement pieces and delicate accents in jewelry design. What sets garnet apart from other gemstones is the fact that it comes in a range of colors, from the popular deep red to the lesser-known greens of tsavorite and demantoid. This variety makes garnet an exciting choice for designers and buyers, as there is something unique and special for everyone’s taste.

Garnet’s Symbolism and Healing Properties

Garnet is more than just a pretty stone; it’s believed to carry powerful symbolism and healing properties. It’s often associated with love, passion, and vitality. Garnet is also believed to bring courage and strength, making it a thoughtful gift for someone embarking on a new journey or facing a challenge.

Garnet at Fords Jewelers

At Fords Jewelers, we take pride in our thoughtfully selected collection of garnet jewelry. Our range includes classic red garnet pieces, which exude timeless elegance, as well as uniquely colored garnets that showcase modern design. Our collection caters to everyone, whether you are looking for a gift for a January birthday, anniversary, or simply a treat for yourself. Garnet jewelry is a meaningful and stylish choice that is sure to impress.

As we explore the wonder of garnet, we invite our customers to discover a piece that resonates with their style and story. Each garnet piece at Fords Jewelers is more than just an accessory; it’s a piece of history, a symbol of love and strength, and a testament to the wearer’s unique beauty. This month, save an additional 25% on all in-stock Garnet at Fords Jewelers.