January Birthstone

January Birthstone

January 17, 2017

History

In bygone centuries, twelve stones were associated with the Twelve Apostles and so it became  traditional to keep twelve stones and wear one a month. Wearing a single birthstone is only a few centuries old,  and more recently a  birthstone has become regarded as a gemstone that represents a person's month of birth. Birthstones are now often worn as jewellery and as pendants.

January Birthstone

We at Disco Beads have created our own Birthstone collection!  

January is represented by a Red Disco Bead with a  Garnet Swarovski crystal element, all presented in a gift box on a 22" Sterling Silver lobster clasp snake chain.

Garnet is the birthstone for January and is used to signify eternal friendship and trust, making it the perfect gift for a friend!

This necklace comes with a sterling silver snake chain to sit comfortably in your neck line.  

January spans Capricorn (December 22nd - January 19th) and Aquarius (January 21st - February 19th).

Capricorn Features

Color: Brown, Grey, Black

Day: Saturday

Ruler: Saturn

Greatest Overall Compatibility: Taurus, Virgo

Best for Marriage and Partnerships: Cancer

Capricorn Traits

Strengths: Responsible, disciplined, self-control, good managers

Weaknesses: Know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending, expecting the worst

Capricorn likes: Family, tradition, music, understated status, quality craftsmanship

Capricorn dislikes: Almost everything at some point

 

Famous Capricorns

December 25, 1954 - Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox Birthstone January Garnet

December 28, 1954 - Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington January Birthstone Garnet

 

Aquarius

Color: Blue, Blue-green, Grey, Black

Day: Saturday, Sunday

Ruler: Uranus

Greatest Overall Compatibility: Gemini, Libra

Best for Marriage and Partnerships: Leo

 

AQUARIUS TRAITS

 

Strengths: Progressive, original, independent, humanitarian

Weaknesses: Runs from emotional expression, temperamental, uncompromising, aloof

Aquarius likes: Fun with friends, helping others, fighting for causes, intellectual conversation, a good listener

Aquarius dislikes: Limitations, broken promises, being lonely, dull or boring situations, people who disagree with them

Famous Aquarians

January 28, 1912 - Jackson Pollock - Artist

Jackson Pollack January Birthstone Garnet

January 29, 1954 - Oprah Winfrey - TV Host

Oprah Winfrey January Birthstone Garnet



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