January birthstone: lovely in all lighting, this ring provides you with a bold, wine color 8 mm rhodolite garnet smooth cabochon mounted in 14k gold filled. The cabochon sits on a handhammered 14k gold filled band made of 16GA wire.
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-entirely handcrafted from 16GA sterling silver and 14k gold filled wire;
- round rhodolite garnet cabochon measuring approximatively 8 mm;
- Sizes: 3, 3¼, 3½, 3¾, 4, 4¼, 4½, 4¾, 5, 5¼, 5½, 5¾, 6, 6¼, 6½, 6¾, 7, 7¼, 7½, 7¾, 8, 8¼, 8½, 8¾, 9, 9¼, 9½, 9¾, 10, 10¼, 10½, 10¾, 11, 11¼, 11½. Australia, UK, Ireland sizes: D to Z4
Your jewelry is made-to-order!
All my jewelry is handcrafted by me in my home studio, in The Netherlands and it is new, unworn. I work only with top quality materials (sterling silver and gemstones that I purchase from long established companies). I will ship my items properly sanitized and securely packaged. I ship 5-6 days after receiving cleared payment,via PRIORITY MAIL.
My jewelry should arrive to you within 5 to 7 business days from the day of shipment. I want you to be 100% happy with your purchase, so I accept returns within 2 weeks and you will be refunded.
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Keep your garnets clean to keep them glowing. Since we sell untreated garnets, they are safe to clean with warm water and a mild dish soap or even a quick spray with some window cleaner and a warm water rinse. A beautiful red for romantic love.
Every piece of jewelry in the collection has been created to bring an aura of sensuality and romance to each woman wearing it and each piece is one of a kind even when it is made in limited editions.
"Garnet is the ideal gemstone. It is plentiful, durable, attractive, and reasonable in price. Widely known as the red birthstone for January, garnet can be found in any color including the recently discovered blue. Clarity, color, cut and size can make the ubiquitous garnet a fine stone for jewelry or as a mineral specimen.
What is not as widely known is the fact that garnet is an industrial mineral with scores of uses as far reaching as petroleum refining to airplane manufacture. Garnet makes a good filtration medium that can be reused and is nontoxic and nonreactive. It also produces very little dust and is considered eco-friendly. The first industrial use of garnet was as an abrasive. Garnet sandpaper is still manufactured in the US. Industrial uses of garnet far outweigh its importance as a gem, and the US uses sixteen percent of the world's production.
The Bohemians in what is now the Czech Republic were masters of the use garnets to great artistic advantage by placing the fiery bright red stones tightly together to form pictures frames, religious objects and jewelry. The garnets were used to decorate the interiors of churches and castles Bohemian garnets were popular during the Victorian era, and long before that. Garnet beads were found in a grave that dates back to 3000 BC.
The word garnet is from the Latin "garanatus" which means seed-like and is in reference to pomegranate seeds. The pomegranate was a symbol of fertility. Folklore and legend surround the garnet . Noah was said to have lit the Ark with a glowing garnet. The Hebrews listed the garnet as one of the twelve stones in Aaron's breastplate, and Christians said that it represented Christ's blood sacrifice. In Muslim tradition the garnet illuminates the fourth heaven.
The term garnet refers to several related silicate minerals: almandine, pyrope, spessartine, grossular, andradite, mozambique and uvavorite. Many intermediate species are also found.
Garnet is known as the stone of friendship and love." - informational article provided by Olivia Hoff.