Gemstone: Spessartine Garnet

Varying from marigold to rust in color, spessartine garnets are a warm and fiery gemstone, named for the Spessart district in Germany. 
MOHS Hardness: 7-7.5
Origins: Germany, Africa
Care: Spessartine garnet is relatively durable. To keep your spessartine garnet jewelry clean, use warm water with mild soap and a soft toothbrush or cloth. Do not use a steam cleaner or ultrasonic cleaner.
Healing Properties: Creativity, sensuality, and attraction. 
Birthstone: January
Anniversary: 2nd