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Garnet Jewellery

Sunday, 18 October 2009

garnet jewelleryGarnet is the mineral of the intensive red color and high rigidity that in appearance resembles the grains of pomegranate. The name of the mineral comes from Latin «Granatum» which means grain. Garnet jewelry was used back some time in the epoch of Scythians. The jewelry with garnet came to Europe in the times of romanticism. And the jewelers of that period favored for heart-shaped pendants and other jewelry encrusted with fine garnets stones. Such jewelry is the perfect gift for those who is born in January since this mineral is the talisman for Aquarius, as well as for couples who celebrate two years of family life.

Garnet is supposed to be the love stone. The ability to move blood and entertain is attributed to the garnet. Thus, this mineral was believed to be the stone of young girls and single women. At the same time, the garnet is the stone of anger and passion. Red color garnets are supposed to rouse sexual drive, stimulate the will and endurance and favor developing self-esteem.

Garnets were believed to relieve pain and stimulate good labor with pregnant women in Ancient Rome. Moreover, during the crusades the knights on the way to Jerusalem would wear the rings with garnet to protect from wounds and poisons.

Garnet jewelry

The garnet color varies from intensive red and yellow to green color. Though it is obvious that the garnet of green color is rare and thus, it appears to be the valuable mineral.  The best minerals are of brilliant grass-green color, though even the incompetent person cannot confuse the green garnet with emerald due to the yellowish shade and brilliance of the former.  Garnet is developed mainly in Africa, India, USA, Brazil, Madagascar and the Urals.  Garnets as minerals include almandine (that is purple-red), grossular (that is colorless, yellowish-to-green), melanite (which is brown and black), andradite, topazolite, rhodolite and Arizona ruby.  The jewelry of green grossular is of great demand mostly thanks to resemblance of the green grossular with the emerald. The most popular garnet type is dark-red almandine.

But even the traditional red garnets differ in shades, from pale-pink to dark purple. Garnet sizes may vary, and large-sized garnets are not rare.

It is believed from the time immemorial that garnets bring luck in love, friendship and protect the bearer from enemies. There was the myth that garnets balance the blood pressure and stimulate blood clotting and that belief appeared just because of the intensive bloody color of these minerals. Garnets are also supposed to help when a person has a high temperature, a sore throat or headache.  

This mineral symbolizes sincere amorous feelings and friendship; it is also called the stone of honesty.

Garnet rings, earrings and pendant have won the hearts of many women, and this is because of the affordable prices for garnet. Besides, garnet is the solid and «unpretentious» stone. Garnet jewelry sometimes go with pearls or jewelry with other, more modest stones that may shade the elegant beauty of this mineral.

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