Birthstone of January
Garnet species have many different colours due to their different chemical compositions. The most common colour is dark red (orange red to purplish red): Almandine Garnet, Pyrope Garnet, Spessartine Garnet, etc.
And Tsavorite is also a well-known kind of garnet, which is green.
Garnets were very frequently used to make elegant jewellery during the Victorian era.
Meaning of the stone: True, Friendship, Faithful, Victory