Garnet historically has been used to signify beauty and opulence dating back to ancient Egypt when it was used to decorate the necks of the Great Pharaohs to the Victorian era. Red Garnets, in particular, decorated the necks of the Great Pharaohs. The stone is truly an ageless wonder, as they remain a fashionable and sought-after item today. The emotional warmth that emanates from the stone combats the bitter cold of January. Garnet symbolizes determination, a steadying force in cultivating a lasting bond between two people.