The birthday flower for January is Snowdrop
Snowdrops are one of the first flowers of the year so they are seen as a symbol of hope. The story goes that when Eve gave up hope that the cold winter would never end an angel appeared and turned some of the snow flakes into snowdrops. They now signify the end of the cold winter and the official start of the warmer spring.
The birth stone for January is Garnet
Garnets are believed to ease the effects of depression and protect you on trips. They are also considered to bring luck to a business. Garnets are a symbol of love and compassion so Garnet jewellery makes a wonderful gift.