Garnet is one of the most versatile gemstones available and are found in multiple countries. Garnet is actually the name given to an entire family of gemstones. Pyrope garnet is the most popular of the red varieties, with that rich pomegranate colour. While garnet come in a variety of colours, most of the stones with a specific colour have their own names. The tsavorite garnet and demantoid garnet are both light to deep green. Rhodolite garnet will be red to pink-rose in colour, hessonite garnet is known as the “cinnamon stone” because of it’s reddish-brown tint, and almandine garnet is found in hues of red, orange, and a touch of purple at times. Garnet is the birthstone for January.