CARVED SILVER 18K GOLD PENDANT WITH TOPAZ AND GARNET
A beautiful hand crafted pendant made using 18k Gold, Topaz and Garnet. Crafted in Quesnel B.C. Length 2 inches.
The name Topaz is thought to be derived from the Sanskrit word tapas. In ancient cultures Topaz was considered to be the stone of Jupiter, representing rule over one’s own life, self-realisation and wisdom. When heated, yellow Topaz often becomes reddish-pink. Topaz is said to promote peaceful and calm emotions.
Topaz is one of two traditional birthstones for the month of November, the other being Citrine
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 jewelry 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.