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Garnet jewelry has been widely known for thousands of years. Many discoverers
and travelers wore garnet jewelry for protection, as garnets
were considered popular talismans and protective stones.
Garnet is a gemstone which is in high demand. Garnet is often worked into pieces of jewelry especially since today not only the traditional gemstone colors red, blue and green are cherished by the consumer, but the intermediate shades and hues are also very popular.
Garnet today easily adapts to any new color trend in fashion
due to the rich range available. Garnet is the birthstone
for January. A wide variety of colors await those with this
January birthstone. A woman lucky enough to have January birthday
receiving garnet jewelry as a gift, as it is jewelry that
everybody wants in their jewelry box.
Garnet is a denomination for a group of over ten different gemstones with a similar chemical structure. Red is the one which occurs most frequently, but there are also green, pale to bright yellow, fiery orange and fine earth- and umbra-shades. Only blue is not available in garnet. Today science explained to us that the proverbial luminosity of Garnet is caused by its high refraction of light.
Cut and proportion of gem stones are extremely important
because they have the greatest influence on the sparkle and
value of a stone. The size gem stone is defined by its weight,
which is expressed in carats. Before deciding on garnet jewelry
design, it is advisable to spend time looking into a variety
of settings with gem stones or other stones comparable to
the stones you are incorporating into your own jewelry items.
Garnet major sources include Madagascar, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, and Brazil. Today Garnet is found in the Czech Republic, and the stones are still arranged in the traditional way, tightly joined, so that the attraction of the classical Garnet jewelry is caused by the beauty of the stones only.
Garnet jewelry is always popular. It is about a sensual experience in mind and body. Garnet jewelry stands as the signature of the wearer, but also shows off the wearer's personality - cluing us into the wearer's intellect, beliefs, aspirations, or even secret desires.