January fall on two zodiac signs: CAPRICORN and AQUARIUS.

CAPRICORN dates in astrology typically start from December 22 to January 19.

The gemstones for Capricorn are: Garnet, Ruby, Agate and Black Onyx.

Planetary gemstone for Capricorn is Lapis Lazuli.

Talismanic Stone for Capricorn is Onyx.

AQUARIUS dates in astrology usually start from January 20 to February 18.

The gemstones for the zodiac sign of Aquarius are: Garnet, Amethyst, Moss Agate, Opal and Sugilite.

The planetary stone is Turquoise.

The Talismanic stone is Japer.

Planetary stones are gemstones linked with different planets. Usually, the gemstone is linked with the ruling planet of a person’s birth. These gemstones are said to be powerful amulets and talismans for protection, luck, wealth, and bringer of great benefits to the correct zodiac sign bearer.

Talismanic Stones are gemstones cut in a magical form such as animal or symbol of the planet or zodiacal sign. They can also be engraved and worn as jewelry. Wearers are believed to be protected from evil by the magic that these gemstones represent and possess.

Both January Capricorn and January Aquarius can wear Garnet.

Garnet and Ruby both come in deep red colors, and thus, come with the power of fire. Both are connected with passion, love, happiness and creativity.

Garnet is said to possess the power to give life and protect the wearer from evil and negative influence and forms of thinking. It is also known as the Traveler’s Stone for it was believed that it could guide and protect the bearer until he or she arrived in the destination safely. When worn as a talisman, Garnet has the power to give life’s purpose and bring the wearer good luck.

In order to invite success into your life, it is recommended by Feng-Shui masters to place Garnet in the south part of the house. The fire element should also be increased at home or office towards the south, southwest, northeast and center.

Garnet is associated with reputation, respect, love and romance or passion in Feng Shui philosophy.

January is linked with December through the zodiac sign of Capricorn and is linked with February through the sign of Aquarius.

Many ancient civilizations like Sumer, Egypt, Greece, Rome and India revered Garnet as a sacred gemstone.

Medieval Europe, too believed that Garnet could cure many ills such as depression, blood problems and protect the wearer from the evil eye.

Finally, Garnet is associated with the fruits of the pomegranate which was a fruit given as a gift of love and as a symbol of the marriage oath. This was depicted in the Greek myth of Persephone and Hades.

Garnet today is also given as a gift of continuing love for it is second wedding anniversary gemstone.