Gemstone of the month: GARNET

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“By her who is this month was born
No gem save garnets shall be worn
They will ensure her constancy
True friendship and fidelity.”

For January babies, the garnet is the perfect gem to represent their birthstone. This beautiful stone, which is most commonly red but can be found in a range of other colors, symbolizes peace, prosperity and good health.

The garnet has been a popular gem throughout history.The history of garnet’s ability to bring about transformation is found in many books.The name “garnet” comes from the Latin word “Garanatus,” meaning “seedlike,” in reference to a pomegranate.There are many beliefs in the power this gemstone has over the not just physical health, but mental health as well. Garnet’s virtues have been long believed to include passion, true friendship, fidelity, loyalty, devotion, faith, consistency, and truth.

Explore our collection of Garnet jewelry and reap the powerful benefits of this beautiful gem! Here are a few of our favourite garnet pieces. Shop more at http://www.zaabel.com
za008_view-1                                                 Wrapped garnet drop earrings
za135_view-1                                                            Chloe earrings
za188_view-1                                                        Chloe necklet                                                      za135_view_1_2                                                Stacked Damascus ring

za189_view_1_1                                                   Chloe wristlet

za219_view_1_1_2                                                 Chunky charm bracelet

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