Rough Gem Half-hoops (garnet)

$145.00
About Details Inspiration

Garnets are at their best, I think, in their unrefined state.  This is how they look straight out of the earth, without facets, polishing, or any other fussy treatments. We've taken special care to try to match gems by hue, but expect yours to have chips, cracks, inclusions, dark spots, remnants of neighboring rock: all fascinating "flaws" that make them more lovable.  Each precious stone is set by hand and attached to a curved hoop which is meant to be threaded through your earlobe front-to-back. 

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  • Made by hand in our Brooklyn studio. 
  • Materials: Garnets set in gold-fill. 
  • Measurements: Each stone is slightly irregular, but most measure about 1/4" in diameter. Hoops are 1/2".

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    Garnet: 

    • Brings courage and hope into critical situations
    • Inspires love and balances the sex drive
    • Helps you let go of old behavior patterns and boosts self-confidence
    • Strengthens the survival instinct, helping to heal melancholy and depression
    • Has been used as a sacred stone by the Native American Indians, the South American Indians, the Aztecs, African tribal elders, and the Mayans

     

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    About Details Inspiration

    Garnets are at their best, I think, in their unrefined state.  This is how they look straight out of the earth, without facets, polishing, or any other fussy treatments. We've taken special care to try to match gems by hue, but expect yours to have chips, cracks, inclusions, dark spots, remnants of neighboring rock: all fascinating "flaws" that make them more lovable.  Each precious stone is set by hand and attached to a curved hoop which is meant to be threaded through your earlobe front-to-back. 

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    • Made by hand in our Brooklyn studio. 
    • Materials: Garnets set in gold-fill. 
    • Measurements: Each stone is slightly irregular, but most measure about 1/4" in diameter. Hoops are 1/2".

    less
    more

      Garnet: 

      • Brings courage and hope into critical situations
      • Inspires love and balances the sex drive
      • Helps you let go of old behavior patterns and boosts self-confidence
      • Strengthens the survival instinct, helping to heal melancholy and depression
      • Has been used as a sacred stone by the Native American Indians, the South American Indians, the Aztecs, African tribal elders, and the Mayans

       

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      more