approximate hole size: .75mm
approximately 125 beads per strand
Garnet is a beloved gemstone named for the 14th century Middle English word gernet, meaning 'dark red.’ Most Garnet occurs in a dark red color, but orange, pink, and even green Garnet crystals have been discovered. This stone is commonly sourced from Brazil, Kenya, Madagascar, and Namibia. Garnet is believed to hold metaphysical symbolism linked to passion and romance. In gemstone healing, Garnet is used for its purported healing properties that are said to enhance our health, strength, and vitality.