Gorgeous garnets: The best birthstone jewellery for January

04 Jan 2024|By Zoe Gunn

Bringing love, luck and light, garnets make the perfect gift for January’s child

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One of the oldest known gemstones, garnets have been revered for millennia by cultures worldwide for their vibrant hues and protective, healing qualities. Representing the heart, creativity, courage, and the feminine life force, the semi-precious stones have long been worn by royalty – such as Queen Victoria and the Russian Czarinas – to offer protection from harm, as well as to ward off melancholy and improve circulation.

Symbolising life, light and love, garnet jewellery is a perfect gift for January babies, and this versatile gemstone can be found at almost any price point. Whether you’re looking for some everyday sparkle or dazzling high jewellery, here’s our pick of the best garnet birthstone jewellery for January…

Harry Winston Tsavorite Garnet ring

Though most commonly resembling shining pomegranate seeds – they are thought to take their name from the Latin granatum, meaning grain or seed – garnets come in an array of shades, each rarer than the last. This high jewellery ring by Harry Winston features a vivid green, 13.56 carat oval-shaped tsavorite garnet, surrounded by 8 spessarite garnets, and 56 diamonds, set in platinum and 18K yellow gold. A veritable feast for the eyes, much like its name might suggest, this ring looks good enough to eat.

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Dower & Hall

Sometimes less really is more. These low-key drop earrings by Dower & Hall feature twinkling hammered sterling silver discs, which perfectly complement the luminous garnets suspended within. Perfect for wearing anywhere and everywhere, they’re sure to become a time-honoured favourite.

£148
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Storrow Stanley, Alana + Birdie necklace

An instant heirloom, Storrow’s Stanley, Alana + Birdie pendant necklace is understated and elegant, sitting delicately just below the collarbone. Featuring a central heart-shaped garnet weighing 78 carats surrounded by sparkling diamonds and accompanied by a diamond-set bird charm all crafted in 14 karat gold.

£6,000
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Stefere garnet flower ring

If your January birthday girl likes to make a statement but red isn’t her shade, Stefere’s green garnet flower ring should do nicely. Set in 18k white gold, an array of stunning pear- and oval-cut garnets are set on a two-finger band perfect for finishing an elegant party look.

£7,877
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Annoushka garnet and diamond earrings

Annoushka’s garnet and diamond earrings are ideal for the romantic in your life. Featuring a glowing garnet drops framed by yellow gold, each is suspended from the brand’s signature Dusty Diamond hoops and is detachable for ultimate versatility.

£1,885
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Pomellato Iconica necklace

There are few better ways to push the boat out than with Pomellato’s Iconica collection. As the name suggests, each piece is a brand signature inspired by its hometown of Milan and this pyrope garnet necklace is a true show-stopper. Set on a moveable gold ring on an 18 carat rose gold chain, three deeply-hued pyrope garnets takes centre stage weighing in at around 2 carats.

£6,900
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