Sterling silver ring, Ag 925/1000, white topazes, garnet. Rhodium plated. With genuine, natural gemstones - white topazes and garnet. Spectacular ring with a distinctive elegance. Garnet apple seeds myth is rooted deeply into the human history, similarly as one of the most popular gemstone - garnet. The Latin word "granatus" means seeds of garnet apples, from which the name of the gemstone garnet is derived. Garnet encourages love and devotion. It is able to balance sexual desire and correct emotional disharmony. Garnet is the birthstone of January, gemstone of the Virgo, Leo and Sagittarius zodiac signs and also an appropriate gift at a 25th wedding anniversary. People believe that garnet allows healing, increases strength and protection. The garnet is often worn to relieve burns and to improve the circulation of blood. In the past, friends often exchanged gifts containing garnet gemstones to make sure that they will meet in future again. White topaz gives us a better concentration of the mind. It stimulates spirituality and purifies the emotions and feelings. It is used in order to understand the personal karma, topaz strengthens loyalty and friendship. It brings love, wealth and protection to wearer. Its vibration energy is of great benefit to the body, it gives a sense of joy and abundance. Gemstone characteristics: Type: Natural gemstone - garnet. Country of origin: Madagascar. Carat weight: 1.51 ct. Oval cut, faceted, dimensions 6x8 mm. Color: Dark red. Clarity: VS. Luster: Excellent. Hardness: 6.5 - 7.5 Mohs. Specific gravity: 3.55 - 4.33. Refractive index: 1.730 - 1.895. Pattern width ca. 8 mm, band width ca. 5.5 mm, rearward tapering to ca. 2 mm.