Birthstone for January ,Garnet & Sterling Silver necklace
Garnet is a birthstone for January, it is also traditionally a gift for the 2nd and 18th wedding anniversaries.
This handmade necklace has 15 stunning, faceted genuine Garnets in the centre, and is on a sterling silver chain. The total length is approx. 49cm long (approx 19.5 inches) including the clasp. The metal is .925 sterling silver, so is all nickel and lead free.
The Garnet beads are approx 3mm faceted rounds, they have a wonderful sparkle and a deep rich purple/red colour. The garnets are in a straight row (bar style) with sterling silver chain at either side. The chain has a standard sterling silver bolt-ring clasp. You can also use the necklace as a wrap bracelet, depending on your wrist size.
This necklace is understated elegance, the gemstones (healing crystals) have a lovely deep red wine colour and they will sparkle as they catch the light when you move. A casual elegant necklace, subtle and timeless, ideal for any age.
Lore, history & healing.
Garnet is said to bring love, luck, health and friendship. It is also said to protect the wearer while traveling. It is believed to improve self confidence. It is said that the name Garnet comes from its resemblance to the seeds of the pomegranate.
In addition to the healing properties of all Garnet, Red Garnet represents love and commitment. It is believed to help relationships by revitalising feelings of honesty, sincerity, understanding, warmth and enhances physical love. Red Garnet is also said to help control anger, especially towards self.
There are many websites and books with information about crystal structure, healing etc, should you wish to carry out your own research.
Designed and handmade in Roscommon, Ireland using ethically mined/sourced genuine gemstones.
Additional jewellery products, ie matching earrings and bracelet may also be purchased separately so that you can mix and match to create your own suite of jewellery.
This set will be posted in a presentation box, so will make an ideal birthday or anniversary gift.
Crystals can be programmed for the recipient, just ask.