The traditional birthstone associated with the month of January is Garnet. Astrologically, this birthstone is meant for Capricorns i.e people born between December 22 and January 19. Garnet stands for qualities such as truthfulness, faith, friendship and purity. Although, it is associated with the deep red color, yet it can be found in many other colors such as pink, orange, brown, black, purple, etc. It is believed that if this stone is worn by people born in the month of January, it will remove negativity from their lives. Awareness, insight and commitment are some other qualities that it will instill in the wearer. Garnet is known to cure health problems that are related to heart, blood and lungs and is also believed to add sensuality in the lives of the wearer.