The garnet shines in nearly every color except for blue. So if it's a blue gemstone you're looking for, we're sorry to tell you this but you have the wrong address. Check out aquamarine's house next door. Also, we heard topaz was having a party on the other side of town.
If you're seeking out pretty much any other shade, you've come to the right place! Garnet is both a gem and a gem family. Its group features several main types. Take tsavorite for example. That's the oh-so-fancy rare green garnet. The zesty orange variety is called spessartite. Rhodolite makes you feel pretty in purple-pink. Hessonite wakes you up with a sunny honey hue. So many choices, right? But there's one you're probably thinking of when you hear the word "garnet," and that's the red.
Indeed, that rich cherry hue just oozes with sophistication. Picture a beautiful bright almandine garnet cut into a heart shape on your ring finger to amplify your already amorous nature. Now picture it against glistening yellow gold. Oh, my! Are you already swooning? We're sure others will be!