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Celebrate Your Wedding with Crimson Red … {aka Garnet Gemstones}

Did you know that the January birthstone, which is garnet, has been known to signify trust and affection?

And, since it's the perfect shade of crimson - garnets like these from Blue Nile, are the perfect jewel for weddings in both January and February.

Will you accent your wedding dress with a pretty Garnet necklace or sparkly earrings? Will you gift your bridesmaids with a fancy piece of Garnet jewelry? To help show off your Garnet Jewelry - I've put together a pretty Crimson Garnet Red Inspiration Board for even more ideas to carry the color throughout your wedding {with shopping links afterwards}.

Crimson Red Wedding Inspiration Board with Touches of Garnet Gems
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Unique and Personalized Colored Engagement Rings

When it comes to engagement rings you can break away from tradition and add a bit of color to your ring. How about an engagement ring that features your birthstone gem in a setting with diamonds? I think this is such a unique and fun way to personalize your engagement ring just for you. What's your birthday gemstone? Mine, believe it or not is January's birthstone of garnet and my birthday happens to actually be tomorrow the 26th :) Garnet is not only a favorite of mine because it's my birthstone, but it's a beautiful, deep red that looks beautiful when set amongst diamonds. By creating an engagement ring with your birthstone surrounded by diamonds, you are creating a personal and one of a kind ring. Below is a sampling of some rings featuring garnet along with the birthstone for September and November {couldn't help it - those are the months my 2 daughters were born in}.


And, of course if you are looking for the perfect anniversary gifts{hint, hint to the guys} you may consider a birthstone necklace or even gemstone earrings.