Since the Victorian era, the wine-colored garnet has been a symbol of passionate love and faithfulness. It is the traditional birthstone for January. Deposits are found in Turkey, Russia and the Czech Republic. Due to availability of rough material, product may contain garnet varieties including almandite (almandine), pyrope or both. Sizes, shapes and colors may vary with handcrafted items.
Beads>Grade C>GarnetBeadsGrade CGarnetRedsLeaf9mmDyedhttp://www.firemountaingems.com/itemdetails/h208274gsH208274GSBead, garnet (dyed), 8x6mm-10x8mm hand-cut carved leaf, C grade, Mohs hardness 7 to 7-1/2. Sold per 16-inch strand.//image1.fmgstatic.com/images/p8274gsb.jpg25.1525.15As Low As $13.25 per strand