Tag: garnet

Gemstone Rings and Earrings to Put Under the Christmas Tree

Gemstone Rings and Earrings to Put Under the Christmas Tree

Gemstone rings and earrings are a welcome gift under any Christmas tree. But, do you know how the Christmas tree came to be? While there are several legends about Martin Luther being the first to decorate an evergreen tree for Christmas, it’s more likely that that the Christmas tree originated as a prop in medieval […]

December 1, 2014 | By More
Garnet Gemstone Jewelry Review

Garnet Gemstone Jewelry Review

Garnet is the name given to a gemstone that is part of a group of silicate minerals which date back as far as the Bronze Age where they were used as decorative gemstones and abrasives. The different types of garnet have similar physical properties but they have different chemical compositions. It is a very popular gemstone and many garnet pieces are becoming […]

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Heart-Shaped Garnet Jewelry: Three Ways to Wear the Color and Symbol of Love

Heart-Shaped Garnet Jewelry: Three Ways to Wear the Color and Symbol of Love

Valentine’s Day is less than a month away! That’s means it’s far from too early to start thinking about how you’re going to show that special woman in your life just how much she means to you. And, a piece of garnet jewelry that features a heart-shaped gemstone may be the perfect place to begin […]

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Unique Garnet Jewelry: New Takes on a Timeless Stone

Unique Garnet Jewelry: New Takes on a Timeless Stone

Garnet has been used in jewelry for thousands of years, and you might think that there’s little that can be done with it that hasn’t before. Think again! Garnet jewelry comes in a vast variety of styles, including a number of fresh looks that make this stone completely new. Since the Bronze Age, garnet jewelry […]

February 28, 2013 | By More
Garnet Heart Rings in Honor of St. Valentine

Garnet Heart Rings in Honor of St. Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day! While most of us associate today with red roses, chocolates and cards filled with declarations of love, there’s far more to this holiday than the exchange of tokens of affection such as heart rings. The roots of Valentine’s Day trace back over a thousand years to the act of one brave man […]

February 14, 2013 | By More
Red and Pink Gemstone Jewelry for Your Valentine

Red and Pink Gemstone Jewelry for Your Valentine

No color communicates love quite like red, thus it’s no surprise that it’s the color of Valentine’s Day. From red roses to ribbons around boxes of chocolates to valentines, this hue adds a sense of unmistakable romance. Pink, red’s lighter sibling, is also strongly associated with affection, making it an excellent alternative to the classic […]

February 8, 2013 | By More
Garnet Spotlight: A Closer Look at the January Birthstone

Garnet Spotlight: A Closer Look at the January Birthstone

Looking for a gemstone that won’t go out of style any time soon? How about one that’s been well-loved for literally thousands of years? The deep sparkle of garnet has made it a sought-after gem for millennia. As early as the Bronze Age, this red stone was used in adornments, and diverse cultures around the […]

January 10, 2013 | By More