Garnet stud earrings are rich, warm and full of crimson sparkle. Their sophisticated, timeless good looks never go out of style and never fail to add an unmistakably classy touch.
The word “garnet” is derived from a Latin word meaning “grain” or “seed” because, when found in nature, this gem resembles the brilliantly-colored seeds of a pomegranate. However, unlike these seeds, the vibrant hue of a garnet never fades. Read more.
Over 5,000 years ago, the ancient Egyptians were inlaying jewelry with garnets, and since then this gemstone has been sought after and used in adornments in cultures around the world. The rich, red color of this gemstone transcends trends, and has proven its ability to dazzle no matter what styles are in vogue.
At first glance, garnet stud earrings may appear to contain rubies, but the gems they feature are much more affordable than the classic red precious stone. Garnets are relatively abundant in nature, and as semiprecious stones, they’re wallet-friendly picks. However, pieces that contain them aren’t just less expensive stand-ins for ruby jewelry; they have a beauty all their own.
In times past, garnets were often given as symbols of friendship, and to this day, jewelry that contains them is a thoughtful way to show that you care—and to demonstrate your good taste. A pair of garnet stud earrings is a gift that will be appreciated for years to come, as it serves as a reminder of your affection with warm, glimmering beauty.
Garnet is the birthstone for the month of January, and it provides a welcome burst of warm color during one of the coldest months of the year. This color isn’t only for the snowy months, however; it’s provides a pop of rich, sophisticated sparkle at any time of year.
All of Apples of Gold’s garnet stud earrings are held by basket settings of precious metal, with your choice of traditional push backs or screw backs. Held by 14K white gold or platinum, garnets adorn your ears with the perfect combination of rich sparkle and cool sheen; when placed in settings of 14K yellow gold, garnets seem to take on an extra measure of warmth. Pairs set in each metal are available with several sizes of stones, allowing you to add just the right pop of red sparkle.
Garnet stud earrings are always chic! Pick a pair—or give one—for pieces with sophistication and warm glimmer.