Cabochon Large Oval Garnet and Sterling Silver Drop Earrings
A beautiful pair of Garnet and Sterling Silver Earrings with very secure stirrup fitting at the back. Hand made on Saltspring Island, B.C.
The name garnet is derived from the Latin granatum, meaning pomegranate and referring to its deep red coloured seeds. Garnet has been used in jewellery since ancient times and was thought to have great curative powers, protecting the wearer from harm. It is believed that garnet energises the emotions, promoting confidence and strength of character. Garnet is the birthstone for January, symbolising eternity and truth.