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History of garnet
There are many different myths about the origins of garnet. One such myth suggests that the garnet originated with Persephone, the Greek goddess of sunshine. Persephone was captured by Hades, the god of the underworld. Before Hades released Persephone, he wanted to guarantee her return, so he gave her some pomegranate seeds. The word garnet comes from the Latin "granatus," which means seed. The next time you eat a pomegranate, you will notice the seeds' resemblance to garnet.
Science of garnet
Garnet is actually a group of six different stones: grossular (red to orange colors), almandine (red), pyrope (red and pink), spessartite (green-brown), andradite (brown to black), and uvarovite (emerald green). Garnets can be found in metamorphic rocks and sometimes in granites and volcanic rocks. These special minerals form deep underground, enduring extreme temperatures and pressures. For this reason, geologists may use garnets to study the temperature and pressure of the surrounding rock. Garnets belong to the isometric crystal class, which produces symmetrical, cube-based crystals. 
  
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 EARRING INFORMATION                                  Item Number 12269X                          Gemstone : 2.25cttw Trillion Garnet   Diamond Carat Weight :                              Color Grade :                                                Clarity Grade :                                              Metal :  14kt yellow           Metal Wgt : 1.5gm
EARRING INFORMATION                                 Item Number 10209x                           Gemstone : .50cttw Oval Garnet         Diamond Carat Weight : .40cttw                       Color Grade :    H                                           Clarity Grade :    SI2                                         Metal :  14kt yellow            Metal Wgt : 1.6gm
 PENDANT INFORMATION                                  Item Number 24291                            Gemstone : .66ct Heart Garnet            Diamond Carat Weight :                                Color Grade :                                                Clarity Grade :                                              Metal :  14kt yellow            Metal Wgt : 1.2gm

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PENDANT INFORMATION                                 Item Number 12019                             Gemstone : 8x6 Pear Garnet                Diamond Carat Weight : .02ct                           Color Grade :  G/H                                             Clarity Grade : SI2                                             Metal :  14kt yellow           Metal Wgt : 2.0gm
 EARRING INFORMATION                                  Item Number 21754                            Gemstone : Round Faceted Garnet          Diamond Carat Weight :                                Color Grade :                                                Clarity Grade :                                                Metal :  14kt yellow           Metal Wgt : 1.8gm
EARRING INFORMATION                                 Item Number 13830
Gemstone : 14KW/.33TW GARNET .10TW DIA   Diamond Carat Weight :
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Metal :  14kw          Metal Wgt :