January birthstone is Garnet. Most people don’t know that Garnets can come in a variety of colors. Reddish is the most common, but their are different shades of red. Vivid orange of Spessartite Garnet, intense green of Tsavorite garnet, and pinkish orange of Malaia Garnet are some of the more rare ones. Think how creative you can be when using or giving this birthstone to a January born loved one.