Sunday, January 01, 2017

Garnet: January's Birthstone

by Schmidt Jewelers
Garnet: Januarys Birthstone The warm oranges and rich reds of garnet, January's birthstone, remind one of a family fireplace, and therefore are the perfect balance to this cold winter month. Garnet jewelry has been associated with the power to heal and the strength of human relationships.

In the Middle Ages, garnet pendants were worn in an effort to cure inflammatory diseases and even cure the Black Plague. Today, it is believed by some that wearing garnet pendants can help with heart problems. Some also believe that wearing garnet jewelry can aid the body in clearing up infection.

Along with physical health, ga...

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Thursday, January 01, 2015

January Birthstone of the Month - Garnet!

by Schmidt Jewelers
January Birthstone of the Month - Garnet! Garnet1-53As adopted by the American Gem Trade Association in 1912, Garnet is the birthstone that best represents the month of January.

Often remembered for its deep red crystals, garnet was thought to signify passion and love and would attract sensual energies. Also known as the stone of commitment, garnet is said to have the ability to make married couples loyal to each other and discourage infidelity. Garnet is believed to symbolize a strong relationship, full of love, devotion and intimacy. This gemstone commends the 2nd wedding anniversary.

Garnet actually...

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