Garnets that Glisten

Garnets that Glisten

Birthstone of the month, Garnets are seductively feminine. Today our wardrobes call for distinctive colors and versatile pieces that can be paired easily. And we are here to talk about a flamboyant and color rich gemstone that will gracefully reflect your personality with ease. GARNETS, often associated solely to a rich and sensual pomegranate reds, Garnet is a species with in-fact naturally mined gems in a variety of colors from luscious reds, royal purples, electric greens, vivid oranges and even golden yellows.


2021 comes with a selection of new trends and styles, but we at JupiterGem, have created some of the classiest styles that allow these magnificent garnets to shine through while reflecting and embodying your personality.

Keep it simple with rich color and elegant gemstones that shine through. But how would you know which gemstone is the right one for you?

Here is a quick How To Pick guide for these amazing Garnets.

A Back Story

Named after the Latin word ‘granitas‘ meaning grain seeds, Garnets are often found in small grain like sizes. Popular in the 14th Century, Garnets were used in mourning jewelry and slowly grew to become a popular choice amongst priests and the nobles. Symbolising good health, garnets improve the flow of energy opening ones heart to love and passion. They are also the birthstone for the month of January.

Color and the Different Varieties

Notably vivid colors is what distinguishes these small yet bold gems and here are our favorite picks.

Tsavorite Garnet

Tsavorite Garnets are known for their fresh Green colors, eye clean appearances and outstanding brilliance. An emerald like green that engulfs these gems, make these Tsavorite Garnets and excellent choice for a colored gemstone engagement ring. Priced moderately based on the size and clarity of the gem, Tsavorites are an affordable choice that will make a lasting impression.

Mandarin Garnets

Mandarin Garnets are known for their fiery hues that come with irresistibly glorious orange colors. A gemstone that is mined in the African countries of Namibia and Mozambique, these gems have a sinuous fire that burns within. Sparkly and full of inextinguishable oranges, Mandarin garnets are a noteworthy choice for engagement rings and jewelry. Durable and bold, they will reflect her radiating personality.

Rhodolite Garnets

Rosy Red, Purplish Garnets, the Rhodolite has become a popular choice for their raspberry colors. Well demanded in the jewelry market, their original and distinctive colors set them apart. Eye clean and often cut with spectacular clarity, elegance and beauty is what this gemstone represents. Perfect for couples looking for a touch of red, purple, glamour and brilliance, the Rhodolite Garnet will not disappoint.

After Care

Caring for your jewelry is always key. It extends the life of the gemstones and the piece in which it is set. When it comes to Garnets, a wash and light scrub in warm soapy water with a soft bristled toothbrush will do just the job. Keep you jewelry away from harsh chemicals and hard knocks and bumps and your Jupitergem jewelry will last a lifetime. (graduated gemologist, Chantelle Lobo) (graduated gemologist, Chantelle Lobo)

graduated gemologist

Growing up in a country like India, bursting with color, culture and creativity, Chantelle's curiosity drew her towards the fascinating world of gemstones and jewelry. Trained with the best at the Gemological Institute of America and the SSEF, Switzerland, her knowledge encompasses advanced methods of gemstone identification, diamond grading and the manufacture and sales as a jewelry professional. Her adventures have taken her to source Spinels on the busy streets in Myanmar to exceptional Sapphires in Srilanka, a selection of gems from Madagascar and even rare Jades in China. With over 7 years of experience in the jewelry industry, her strong foundation in this niche field allows her to make key observations on the value or quality of gemstones and jewelry. She now continues to fuel her deep-rooted interest for these special stones by seeking out precious one-of-a-kind gems around the world. Linkedin: