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Antique Victorian Bohemian Garnet Gilt Necklace with 9ct Safety Chain

Antique Victorian Bohemian Garnet Gilt Necklace with 9ct Safety Chain

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Antique Victorian Bohemian Garnet Gilt Necklace with 9ct Safety Chain featuring a lovely set of a genuine rose cut bohemian garnet necklace and matching screw back earrings included for free! The necklace has graduated integral claw-set bohemian garnet oval design features and has the original garnet claw set box clasp (set with six garnets) as well as the original 9ct gold safety chain stamped 9ct. Circa 1890-1910 this set is in excellent condition given that it is over 100 years old. The matching screw back earrings are being included for free as I believe they are missing their garnet droppers. The necklace is 42cm long and the main oval feature is 2.2cm high and 2.6cm wide and the piece weighs 21.8g. The earrings weigh 1.8g - together the set weighs 23.6g.

Garnet is the birthstone for the month of January as well as the zodiac stone for those born under the sign of Aquarius Garnet symbolises a quick return to a separated love, fertility and feminine life force. Legend states that Hades gifted a pomegranate to Persephone before she left his domain to ensure a speedy and safe return. When she did return, the fruit transformed into a handful of the red gemstones. Pomegranate seeds to garnets. A garnet stone is often gifted to a loved one before they embark on travel. Garnets are commonly believed to aid in the healing of broken bonds of love. Garnets are also known to aid in the treatment of melancholy and depression by acting as a heart and blood stimulant. It is also thought to be extremely beneficial in the realm of business. The stone can attract people to the wearer, which can help provide personal and business success. It is especially beneficial to people wanting to start home businesses.

This beautiful piece of jewellery began its journey many years ago and may have some very minor imperfections collected along its travels. By purchasing this piece you will investing in a brand new chapter of its story as well as making a positively conscious choice on sustainable fashion. Vintage jewellery for the beautiful you on our beautiful planet.

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