January Birthstone

January Birthstone

January 17, 2017


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



Color: Blue, Blue-green, Grey, Black

Day: Saturday, Sunday

Ruler: Uranus

Greatest Overall Compatibility: Gemini, Libra

Best for Marriage and Partnerships: Leo




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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