An empowering gemstone, the Garnet arouses deeper joy and desire. It awakens one’s sensual energy and stimulates pleasure (it is good for fertility). This January birthstone honors Sekhme, Egpytian goddess of war. A protector that has long been carried by travelers, it is used to prevent against accidents far from home. Garnets light up the night, shielding their owners from nightmares, and reducing body toxins.