Garnet comes in a variety of colors expect blue. Rhodolite is a more purple tone of Garnet. Tsavorite is a dark greenish shade of Garnet while Hessonite Garnet covers shades of orange, cinnamon and pink shades. There are also a variety of green shades of Garnet. Garnet also comes in shades ranging from yellow and orange to dark reddish browns.
Garnets are known for healing, protection and strength. They are worn to relieve inflammation of the skin. Believed to aid in depression and create a proper flow of blood through the heart and cure depression.
Zodiac: Aquarius, Capricorn
Anniversary: 2nd year, 6th year (alternative to Amethyst).