Rhodolite Garnet

Mainly found in reddish-brown hues, Garnets were used for beads and jewellery in ancient Egypt over 5,000 years ago. The stone is a symbol of peace, prosperity and good health and legend has it that garnet can bring protection to the home. It is also said to symbolise deep and everlasting friendship, making it an ideal gift for someone you value and cherish.

  • Symbolism and meaning: Friendship, balance, passionate devotion, vitality, love, purification and strong intense emotions.
  • Birthstone:  January
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Mined in: Africa, America, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Pakistan, Russia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Ukraine and Uruguay.
  • Derives from: The Latin name, granatum, a pomegranate, due to the rich red tones.