Be it, the earthy red of the Pyrope, the mystical violet of the Rhodolite, or the spearmint green of the Tsavorite, January’s garnet signifies trust, friendship, purity and constancy. While the most recognizable garnet is the brownish-red tones of the Pyrope garnet, there are in fact, over a dozen different garnet varieties, spanning a diverse colour spectrum. While all garnet varieties have a similar crystal structure, their chemical composition differs somewhat.