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Birthstones by Month – January

Birthstones by Month - January Garnet

What is the birthstone colour for January?

Birthstones by Month – January. Garnet is the birthstone for all pets born in January. The traditional garnet stone is a fiery red colour, in China legend says that garnet comes from a tiger’s soul after it’s death. Garnets are favoured by royalty, from Egyptian Pharaohs to Roman leaders to the current Duchess of Cambridge. It was very popular in the cloisonné technique surrounded in gold and found in anglo-saxon times.

It is a hard gem but for all you budding geologists you can get the precise breakdown here.

January Birthstone Meanings

It is the gem colour for all Capricorns. This is for pets born between December 22nd to January 20th. The garnet stone is said to build willpower, increase energy levels and boost self-esteem, exactly what we all need at this time of the year. It is also thought to help decrease body toxins and depression another bonus after the festive period.

The garnet stone inspires love and loyalty which is the pet birthstone for our pets. It is also thought to safeguard travel, perfect for the journey over rainbow bridge.The actual word ‘garnet’ comes from the word ‘seed’ this might be because it resembled pomegranate seeds, the do look incredibly jewel-like.

I adore the red of garnet, it feels ancient, connected to the inner earth, I love the fireyness of it. And it looks amazing in silver or gold.

Birthstones and losing a pet.

I am such a believer in doing what you need to do to get through the grief and celebrate your beautiful pet. Whatever brings you comfort should be cherished.

Birthstone Pet Memorial Jewellery

Birthstones by Month – January. If you know the month of your beloved pet’s birth then you might like to choose to put their ashes into an appropriately coloured stone. It can make this difficult choice easier for some people.

Choosing a colour for your memorial jewellery can be both a difficult and lovely thing, if you have a favourite colour then the choice is simple but many people choose a colour based on the month of their pets birthday, their birthstone or star sign.

The following products are available in our birthstone colours:

Pet Memorial Rings –

Pet Memorial Pendants

Pet Memorial Charms

Here is the list of birthstones by month that might be helpful for you:

What are the birthstones by Zodiac signs?

Our birthstone range will also work for zodiac signs if you prefer to use these dates:

Zodiac SignsDates of Zodiac SignsZodiac Birthstone &
Ruling Planet
Zodiac Element &
Month
AriesMarch 21 – April 20Diamond
Mars
Fire
April
TaurusApril 21 – May 20Emerald
Venus
Earth
May
GeminiMay 21 – June 21Pearl
Mercury
Air
June
CancerJune 22 – July 22Ruby
Mercury
Water
July
LeoJuly 23 – August 23Peridot
The Sun
Fire
August
VirgoAugust 24 – September 23Sapphire
Mercury
Earth
September
LibraSeptember 24 – October 23Opal
Venus
Air
October
ScorpioOctober 24 – November 22Topaz
Pluto
Water
November
SagittariusNovember 23 – December 21Turquoise
Jupiter
Fire
December
CapricornDecember 22 – January 20Garnet
Saturn
Earth
January
AquariusJanuary 21 – February 19Amethyst
Uranus
Air
February
PiscesFebruary 20 – March 20Aquamarine
Neptune
Water
March

You can find the full year of birthstone months here

Custom Made Pet Birthstone Jewellery

We only work with the most experienced and skilled local jewellers. If you have a colour that you would like for your memorial jewellery just let us know and we will do our best to colour match it for you, please be aware we cannot guarantee an exact match as sometimes we are limited by the colours that are available for mixing.

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