Garnet comes from Latin word, granatus which means grain. There are different forms of garnet with similar physical properties but different chemical composition. Garnet is available in many colors including pink, black, blue, brown, purple, green, yellow, orange, red and colorless. Almandine, spessartine, grossular, uvarovite, andradite and pyrope are six minerals which are regarded as belonging to the garnet family. Pyrope is the only member of garnet group that displays a distinct red color in its natural samples. Almandine is the most common garnet and comes in wide range of colors including purple, wine red, purplish red, brown, and deep red among others.