This Garnet necklace is handmade with Garnet smooth round gemstones, Gold Vermeil beads and a Gold Filled chain. The gold beads are placed between the gemstone beads which are attached to a delicate gold filled chain. The burgundy shade of Garnet and gold make a lovely combination.The necklace is finished with a Gold Filled clasp.
Gemstone Type/Size: Garnet Smooth Round 4mm
Metal Type/Size: Gold Vermeil over Sterling Silver Beads, All Other Metals are Gold Filled
Packaged: Gift Box Complete with Satin Ribbon
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About the Gemstone:
Garnet is the birthstone for January and the stone that celebrates the 2nd anniversary of marriage. It suggests eternal friendship and trust and is the perfect gift for a friend. It is said to be stabilising in that it can bring order to chaos whether internal or external. Emotionally, considered a stone of increasing commitment, honesty, hope and faith. It is a stone of positive thoughts.
What is Vermeil?
Vermeil is produced by coating sterling silver with carat gold. Gold is usually 18k or pure 24k gold. To be considered vermeil, the gold must be at least 10k and have a minimum gold thickness of 2.5 microns on all surfaces. A Vermeil piece of jewellery is made entirely of precious metals which gives the piece a central value. Vermeil jewellery should maintain the look of yellow gold for many years.
What is Gold Filled?
The term “gold filled” means that a thick layer of gold is bonded to a base of other alloys such as rhodium, brass or sterling silver through heat and high pressure. The gold layer on gold filled is approximately 100 times thicker than gold plated. Gold filled items are regulated and the quantity of gold must be at least 1/20th by weight of the total product which is 5% the gold content and 95% other metals. Gold filled jewellery is an economical alternative to solid gold! It is safe for most people with sensitive skin and is hard wearing.