January Birthstone Charms. Did you know, garnet is a protective energy gemstone? Known to protect one during travel, or from nightmares, and even wounds, garnet has been used to release bad karma. A beautiful, deep shade of red, garnet is the gemstone used for January’s birthstone. The perfect gift for anyone born in this month. Click here to purchase the eternal calendar charm and here for the baby shoes or booties.
Each month has a flower, January’s is the carnation. Our Fenton glass bead featuring a carnation and the world January, is a beautiful addition to any bead charm collection. The Fenton glass bead is made in the USA. With attention to detail, we love this birth month bead. Fun fact about carnations, they come in several different colors and are known as the flower of the gods. The scientific name of the carnation is Dianthus, a word taken from two greek words.