Louison Rare + Fine

Victorian Garnet Cabochon Necklace

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  • Victorian Garnet Cabochon Necklace

Louison Rare + Fine

Victorian Garnet Cabochon Necklace

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Description

A gorgeous lozenge of Victorian garnet is repurposed as a necklace when strung from an adjustable gold chain to match the original setting.

HISTORY

Garnets have been appreciated throughout jewelry history not only as the birthstone for January, but as symbols of fidelity and love. In medieval times the stone was thought to cure depression and protect against disease. Noah allegedly used a brilliantly glowing garnet to illuminate the ark’s path on treacherous nights. It has been thought to protect against poisoning and reunite separated lovers. A beautiful stone, this piece was clearly well before it's time with it's sleek, modernist lines and hangs beautifully within the line of chain to sit like a drop of blood at the neck.

MATERIALS

14k Gold, Garnet

CONDITION

Excellent - stone and setting are in beautiful condition.

SIZE

Stone measures approximately 14 x 9mm. Strung on an adjustable 16-18" chain.