For those of you fortunate enough to have a January birthday, then Garnet is your beautiful birthstone. Most of us are familiar with the deep red color of garnets, but there are also shades of green, blue, purple, black, colorless, orange, and yellow to choose from, so not to worry if red isn’t your color. They are found all over the world, but Africa currently supplies the majority of garnets today.
For those of you that were lucky enough to be born in December, you have your choice of three birthstones! All three are in beautiful shades of blue and have incredible stories.
November brings all the fall colors of Autumn, and you can find no better example of this than in the warm colors found in Topaz. The Greek word for Topaz is “topazion,” meaning “fire” and for those of you born in the 11th month, you have several color options to choose from with Topaz. The most traditional tones being yellow to amber, but there are also some unexpected colors like red, green, violet, brown, pink, and many different shades of blue.