Birthstone for January
Garnets are a set of closely related minerals forming a group. Red garnets have a long history, but modern gem buyers can pick from a rich palette of garnet colors: greens, oranges, pinkish oranges, deeply saturated purplish reds, and even some blues. Garnets are the birthstone of January. Garnets are the perfect gemstone to provide deep color and contrast to your jewelry.
Mineral: Garnet group
Refractive Index: 1.714-1.888
Mohs Hardness: 6.5-7.5
- Clean with warm soap and water
- Clean with our McCoy Jewelers cleaner kit
- Rinse with warm water and dry with a soft, clean cloth
- Avoid wearing garnet jewelry in situations where it may come into direct contact with harsh blows.
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