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Garnet History and Lore

 · Thousands of years ago, red garnet necklaces adorned the necks of Egypt''s pharaohs, and were entombed with their mummified corpses as prized possessions for the afterlife. In ancient Rome, signet rings with carved garnets were used to stamp the wax that secured important documents.

Gemstones

Jun 26, 2019 - Natural Gemstones, A to Z - Pictures of named varieties, their descriptions and birthstone designations.

Ammonites

Ammonite, description, history, pictures and jewelry. Ammonite Facts, Information and Description Ammonite jewelry Ammonites are the ancient equivalent to the modern-day chambered Nautilus.

Garnet History and Lore

Antique Pyrope Hairpin in the collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History - Chip Clark, courtesy Smithsonian Institution Thousands of years ago, red garnet necklaces adorned the necks of Egypt''s pharaohs, and were entombed with their mummified corpses as …

Sugilite

Pictures of rough and polished sugilite with description, legend, origin and healing properties. Sugilite Facts, Information and Description Sugilite, a fairly recent discovery (1944) is found in Japan, Canada and India. The most important occurrence was found in 1975 ...

Sugilite

Mar 24, 2015 - Pictures of rough and polished sugilite with description, legend, origin and healing properties. More information Sugilite ─ It is said that sugilite strengthens the heart, aids physical healing and reduces stress.

Gaspeite

Pictures of rough and polished gaspeite with description and healing properties. Gaspeite Facts, Information and Description Gaspeite is a relatively rare mineral, found only in a few localities. Its light green, almost apple green color is quite unique and some varieties ...

Peridot History and Lore

 · This 146.10-carat peridot is in the collection of the Natural History Museum in London Peridot has always been associated with light. In fact, the Egyptians called it the "gem of the sun." Some believed that it protected its owner from "terrors of the night," especially when it was set in ...

Tanzanite

Jan 17, 2014 - Pictures of tanzanite with description, origin and legends... Saved from bernardine Tanzanite - Facts, Lore, History, Myths and Pictures Pictures of tanzanite with description, origin and legends. Saved by Melanie Maris 1 Minerals And ...

Ammolite

Oct 6, 2014 - Ammolite, description and history, pictures, healing properties and legends.

Garnet: myths and facts

Garnet: myths and facts, history, symbolism, birthstone and more... Under the name garnet we only refer to the red to pink varieties like almandine, pyrope and rhodolite. Garnet was known thousands of years before our era and is mentioned in early biblical writings ...

Myth

Myth - Myth - Myth and history: Myth and history represent alternative ways of looking at the past. Defining history is hardly easier than defining myth, but a historical approach necessarily involves both establishing a chronological framework for events and comparing and contrasting rival traditions in order to produce a coherent account. The latter process, in particular, requires the ...

Amethyst Gemstone

Amethyst Facts, Information and Description Amethyst is the official birthstone for February as adopted by the American National Association of Jewelers in 1912. It is …

About Birthstones : January Birthstone : History and Myths

There are many myths and legends surrounding the garnet. One Biblical legend is that Noah hung this gem on the ark to light his way through the dark and stormy nights of God''s wrath. A Greek myth linked to the garnet is the story of the young goddess of sunshine, Persephone, who was abducted by Hades, god of the underworld.

Tiger''s Eye

Mar 21, 2015 - Pictures of rough and polished Australian tiger''s eye with description, legend, origin and healing properties. .. Saved from bernardine Tiger''s Eye - Facts, Lore, History, Myths and Pictures ...

Garnet Symbolism and Legends

Garnet symbolism is rich and varied. Cultures all over the world have prized this gemstone for its beautiful colors and durability. The traditional January birthstone has also inspired many legends and popular associations with love, friendship, light, and vitality.

Chinese Writing Stone/Rock

Sep 17, 2012 - Chinese writing stone, information and pictures of rough and polished stones.

Sapphire

Mar 2, 2012 - Sapphire, information and description, pictures of sapphires, varieties, legends and healing properties... Saved from bernardine Sapphire - Facts, Lore, History, Myths and Pictures Sapphire, information and description, pictures of sapphires ...

Jasper

Aug 19, 2017 - Jasper, stone information, pictures of rough and polished stones, varieties, and healing properties. .. Saved from bernardine Jasper - Facts, Lore, History, Myths and Pictures Jasper, stone information, pictures of rough and polished stones ...

Jasper

Feb 1, 2018 - Jasper, stone information, pictures of rough and polished stones, varieties, and healing properties. More information Jasper - Facts, Lore, History, Myths and Pictures

Birthstones and the Myths and Meanings Surrounding …

JANUARY: Garnet Garnet, derived from the Greek "granatum" referring to the color of the pomegranate seed, is available in a stunning array of colors and found all over the world. Red garnets called "carbuncles" were known since Egyptian times. Garnet is also ...

Garnet

Aug 23, 2012 - Garnet, information, pictures of rough and polished stones, and healing properties.

Garnet Meaning, Powers and History

Read about garnet myths and legends, the history of garnet, as well as the physical properties of garnet and how to care for your garnet jewelry. free shipping Shipping is always free for any order being shipped within the US. 90 day returns Your order (Items ...

Jasper

May 22, 2016 - Jasper, stone information, pictures of rough and polished stones, varieties, and healing properties. More information Jasper - Facts, Lore, History, Myths and Pictures

40 Garnet ideas | garnet, gemstones, gems and minerals

Garnet - Facts, Lore, History, Myths and Pictures Garnet, information, pictures of rough and polished stones, and healing properties. Grossularite Garnet Garnet Dark yellowish orange Spessartite oval weighing 13.1 cts. Rules Of Engagement Engagement Ring ...

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Facts, Lore, History, Myths and Pictures. The gemstone Garnet is the official birthstone. January as adopted by the American National Association. Jewelers in 1. 91. It is also the stone for the Zodiac sign. Aquarius. See the birthstone. Garnet may be given as a

6 Mythical Monsters

From birds of prey with fearsome strength to rooster-snake hybrids capable of killing with their eyes, find out more about six legendary beasts from history. 1. Kraken Maritime lore is filled with ...

Garnet

Garnet Facts, Information and Description See garnet jewelry The gemstone Garnet is the official birthstone for January as adopted by the American National Association of Jewelers in 1912. It is also the stone for the Zodiac ...