Garnet is your Birthstone. (chunk of raw Garnet As a root chakra stone, garnet said to be excellent for manifestation. It is used to ground one's dreams in reality, bringing abundance, prosperity, and realization of those dream).
Smoky quartz is an excellent stone for removing negativity of any kind. Very protective and grounding stone. Brings physical and mental protection and protection from negative energy. It enhances survival instincts, and can help one reach personal goals.