Garnet is the birthstone for January and the stone that celebrates the 2nd anniversary of marriage. The name garnet comes from the Latin word Garanatus, meaning seedlike, in reference to a pomegranate. This reference makes sense as small garnets look like the bright red seeds you find inside in a pomegranate. The garnet has been a popular gem throughout history. Garnets were found as beads in a necklace worn by a young man in a grave that dates back to 3000 B.This is proof of the hardness and durability of the stone. Garnet is the birthstone of January. It is a beautiful stone that has been used in admiration throughout history. Garnet's powers include healing, strength, and protection and it is often worn to relieve inflammations of the skin. It is also believed to regulate the heart and blood flow and aid in curing depression. In earlier times, garnets were exchanged as gifts between friends to demonstrate their affection for each other and to insure that they meet again. Colour: Found in many colours including red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, brown, black, pink and even colourless. The varying colours of Garnet depend on their chemical composition and are referred to as specific types of Garnet such as almandine, andradite, demantoid, grossularite, hessonite, pyrope, rhodolite, tsavorite, spessartine and uvarovite. Blue Topaz Topaz is the birthstone for the month of December, and the stone given in celebration of the 4th and 19th anniversaries of marriage. Topaz is a symbol of love and affection, and has been said to be an aid to ones sweetness and disposition. According to a well-known industry magazine, Colored Stone, blue topaz has become the 2nd most popular colored gemstone (sapphire is consistently number one). Topaz is a very hard material - 8 on the Mohs hardness scale - and blue topaz is a very pretty stone that is available in a wide range of vivid hues with a striking vitreous luster. The item "VINTAGE 14K GOLD GEMSTONE PENDANT GENUINE BLUE TOPAZ & RED GARNET NECKLACE" is in sale since Thursday, March 22, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Necklaces & Pendants\Gemstone". The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts.
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