Elegant deep red faceted Hessonite Garnet ovals in sterling silver settings. 12mm long = just over 1cm.
Hessonite is a variety of Grossular garnet with lower specific gravity than other types of garnet. It has low iron content and a light to dark orange color. It is sometimes known as “cinnamon stone.”
Chemical composition: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3; Hardness: 6.5-7.5
Silver was known as Argentum in ancient Rome, thus its abbreviation as Ag. It is a member of the copper group.
Chemical composition: Ag; Hardness: 2.5-3
Hessonite is a stone of success. It tempers feelings of inadequacy, bolsters bravery, and awakens wisdom.
Silver increases poise, patience and intuition. It is a highly conductive metal that enhances lunar energy and the sacred feminine. Silver amplifies the qualities of gemstones it is paired with.
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