Garnet, The Birthstone for January, Signifies Eternal Friendship And Trust And is the Perfect Gift for a Friend. Garnet, Derived From the Word Granatum, Means Seed, And is Called so Because of The Gemstone’s Resemblance to a Pomegranate Seed. References to the Gemstone Date Back to 3100 B.C., When the Egyptians Used Garnets as Jewelry Inlays. Today The Most Important Sources for Garnet are Africa, Sri Lanka, and India. The Center Garnet Stone Weight 10.80 Cts is Prong Set in 18 karat Yellow Gold and Surrounded by Natural White Diamonds Total Diamond Weight 1.55 Cts .