Antique Oval Garnet Cluster Brooch

Antique Oval Garnet Cluster Brooch

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(CAD) $80.00
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Product Description

Antique pinchbeck oval cluster brooch claw set with 31 dark blood red garnets in three concentric circles diminishing in size towards the centre oval garnet, 5mm x 6mm in size. 

For a vintage look this garnet brooch with provide the perfect look. 

A C-clasp is fitted on the back. 

Date: circa 1890

Condition: Good 

Weight: 7.3 grams

Dimensions: 31mm x 27mm

 

Did you Know?

  1. Garnets have been worn and admired through out the ages and it is believed that the name is derived from a Latin word granum meaning 'grain, seed' which could be a reference to the vivid red seeds of the pomegranate.
  2. In truth the garnet comes in a variety of colours except blue.
  3. Ancient folk often believed the garnet empowered the wearer with truth, constancy and faith and wore the garnet as protection against being struck by lightning.
  4. Today it is believed that the garnet can heal physical and emotional energy and is very often used to cleanse and re-energize the chakras.
  5. Whatever you believe the power of garnet to be, it is certain that garnet is the birthstone for those born in January.