Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Birthstone: January GARNET

We're going to start of the year with a bit of re-educating on Birthstones. We all have one, and according to some traditions, our birthstones represent specific traits that we each posses according to where our birthday falls in the calendar year.
Now I know we all wish that we were born under the month that corresponds with diamonds (hey there April babies) but for now, we'll start with Garnets.

Miley Cyrus wearing Garnet earrings

January Birthstone poem - the Garnet
"By her who is this month was born
No gem save garnets shall be worn
They will ensure her constancy
True friendship and fidelity."

January Birthstone - Properties of the Garnet
For those who were born in the month of January the garnet is the traditional birthstone. The January birthstone poem reflects some of the properties with which the garnet is associated - purity, truth, faithfulness and friendship. The Traditional Metaphysical Properties for the January Birthstone Garnet are  awareness, commitment, regeneration, insight and removing negativity. The healing properties of the January birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to the blood, heart, lungs and infection. The garnet is also used to enhance sensuality and sexuality.
January Birthstone Zodiac Sign
The twelve Zodiac signs are an astrological version of birthstones in addition to the twelve calendar months. The January birthstone of the garnet is considered to be the birthstone for Capricorn (The sign of the Goat) and relate to those born between December 22 - January 20.


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