Garnet, The January Birthstone click on link and then type in search box , month birthstone (ie february birthstone) to see the infographic for each month.
January Birth Flower : Carnation
What does your Birth Month say about your Career? - Born in January
Taking out the stem of both letters doesn't hurt their legibility to me, and relating the upper arm and bar of the F to contour of the upper counter and tail of the R creates a rather sexy relationship.
Specimen captured in the wilds of the Internets. Like the idea of fine lining a hand drawn letter then using washes of abstract water colour
Baroque Mirror w/ Fleetwood Mac Stevie by SargentIllustration, $30.00
"Take to the Sky, like a Bird in Flight" -Rhiannon (Fleetwood Mac). fav quote & fav song
Intro from "Rhiannon" by Fleetwood Mac