Garnet is a gorgeous rich red gemstone and long associated with romance and passion. This sexy gemstone is abundant and is affordable compared to diamonds, emeralds, or rubies… this makes it a wonderful color birthstone because it’s relatively easy to find in all kinds of jewelry. Ancient Egyptians regarded the garnet as a symbol of life. In our modern times the Garnet are thought to represent eternity and commitment. Some people believe that their birthstones help improve their lives and physical well being...what are your thoughts on that? What is your birthstone?