FACETS OF GARNET | Necklace with geometrical Sterling Silver applications (made to order)
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- Unique No: 976
Garnet necklace with 2 sizes of garnet spheres that have been facetted and polished for a sparkling effect.
The colour of this Zambian is dark red to purple and orange in colour with some interesting inclusions if you look closer.
It features a handmade asymetrical clasp made of geometric forms.
The length is 45cm.
The name Garnet stems from its resemblance to the seeds of the fleshy seeds of the pomegranate fruit,
the colour of which is strikingly similar to the precious stones on this necklace.
In other languages Garnet is called Granat, the same name as the fruit.
Slices of garnet have been used in windows in churches and temples,
and according to the legend, Noah has suspended a garnet in the ark in order to disperse light.
Garnet is said to cure melancholy and to warm the heart.
It also symbolises vitality in all its forms, such as strength and fertility.
Garnet is believed to have the power to bring success in business, fame and popularity, providing protection and bringing spiritual awareness.
Its powers include healing, strength, and it is often worn to relieve skin inflammations.
It also regulates the heart and blood flow and aid in curing depression.
It is also the gem to be given on a 2nd and 6th Wedding Anniversary.
Garnet is January's birthstone.