If your birthday is in January your birthstone is a “Garnet”. This gemstone is found in many different shades although it is commonly known as a red gemstone. It was first mined in Sri Lanka over 2500 years ago and comes from the Latin word granatus, meaning “grain or seed”. The name “Garnet” comes from the close resemblance to the pomegranate fruit seeds. You share your birthday month with Mary J Blige (11), Debbie Allen (16), Michelle Obama (17), Alicia Keys (25), Oprah Winfrey (29) and Kerry Washington (31).
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