Garnet is the birthstone for January and the gem of 2nd anniversaries. Whilst red garnets first come to mind, they are also available in greens, oranges, pinks, purples and even some blues.
Garnet's have a long history which stretches to being found in Bronze Age and Ancient Egyptian burial sites. Garnet is a 6.5-7.5 on the Mohs scale, making it a softer stone which is unsuitable for engagement rings. Utopian Creation's garnets are sourced typically from Harts Range in the Northern Territory but is found all over Australia.