Garnet Sterling Silver Teardrop Pendant

$44.99

Sterling silver teardrop pendant with facet cut garnet cabochon. Approximate size 25 x 11mm including bale.

 

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Description

Sterling silver teardrop pendant with facet cut garnet cabochon. Approximate size 25 x 11mm including bale.
Chain not included.

Garnet is the birthstone for January. Named by the ancient Greeks, the name comes from the Latin “Garanatus” or “seedlike” as it reminded them of pomegranate seeds. Garnet is actually a large family of silicate minerals but the best known type is the red semi-precious stone pyrope. They are found in Africa, India, Russia, Brazil, Thailand, Madagascar, Pakistan, Canada and the USA.

Garnet has been treasured for thousands of years, with use dating back to 3100 B.C. They were used in jewellery as well as industrially as an abrasive. Garnets were even said to have been used by Asiatic tribes as pellets shot from bows to inflict wounds that were especially bloody.

It is said that the stone revitalizes, purifies and balances energy, aiding in letting go of useless or obsolete ideas.

Additional information

Weight0.010 kg
Dimensions6 × 7 × 1.5 cm
Stone

Garnet

Setting

Sterling Silver

Animal/Shape

Teardrop / Pear