CARVED GODDESS WITH GARNET AND PERIDOT PENDANT
A beautiful pendant handcrafted in Quesnel B.C.Length 3 inches.
Peridot is derived from the Arabic faridat, meaning gem and was used in ancient Egypt as a stone for jewellery. It is said to alleviate anxiety and fear and to relieve insomnia.
Peridot is thought to bring joy and good fortune as the birthstone for August.
Garnet is believed to have 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 also the birthstone for January, symbolising eternity and truth.