Garnet is a more or less transparent silicate mineral, often found in India, Russia and the USA.
Garnet is the ancient and modern birthstone for January. It is also the stone for Aquarius.
It brings courage, creative energy and awareness. It helps with anaemia, arthritis, deficiencies of iodine, calcium, magnesium, vitamin A, D & E. It can balance sex drives and enhances health of bones, heart and lungs.