Even though red is the most known color of garnet, this fiery gemstone also comes in green, pink, yellow, brown, purple, and even black. Garnet can also be found in a translucent, almost colorless variety. Garnet is the name used for a large group of rock-forming minerals. These minerals share a common crystal structure and a generalized chemical composition. These minerals are found throughout the world in metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary rocks.
Natural Garnet Stone
Garnet stone is a semi-precious gemstone available in varieties of colors. It is a birthstone of January, and best known for its healing properties. Most people associate the word "garnet" with a red gemstone; however, they are often surprised to learn that garnet occurs in many other colors and has many other uses. Garnet has been used as a gemstone for thousands of years.