Gold ring, Au 375/1000 (9K yellow gold), garnet, diamonds. Interesting ring, in combination of gemstones, that represent the timeless 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. Gemstone characteristics: Type: Natural gemstone - garnet. Country of origin: Madagascar. Carat weight: 0.80 ct. Oval cut, faceted, dimensions 5x7 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. Diamonds are SI clarity, H-I color. 4 pcs of diamonds with brilliant cut, total carat weight ca. 0.028 ct. Avoid cleaning diamond jewelry with solution containing ammonia (cleaning is recommended with mild soap and soft cloth only, then dry on blotting background). Do not expose diamond jewelry to temperatures over 300 °C. Jewel is inspected and hallmarked by State Assay Office (official state authority). Pattern dimensions ca. 10.5x9 mm, band width ca. 2 mm.