Gemstone: Spessartine Garnet

Stone is named for the Spessart district in Germany
MOHS Hardness: 7-7.5
Origins: Germany, Africa
Care: Relatively durable. Clean garnets with warm soapy water and a toothbrush or cloth. Avoid ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
Healing Properties: Creativity, sensuality, attraction
Birthstone: January
Anniversary: 2nd