The garnet is one of the most diverse birthstones and mined in more places than any other. Those fortunate enough to wear the January birthstone can choose to wear the traditional red garnet. However, the garnet also comes in orange, yellow, purple, and green. The array of colors is said to bring creative energy and positive emotions to the wearer. If you claim Garnet as your birthstone, you can choose your favorite color and bring that good energy your way.