This stunning and rich red Garnet crocheted bracelet was made by stringing semi precious garnet stones on sturdy cord ( fireline) and then crocheting them for hours with a tiny hook. Such a lovely piece that dresses up any outfit. A great gift for someone special in your life or for you. Fits a 7 " wrist. Has a matching necklace that is available to purchase. A January birthstone and if you are interested in knowing a bit more about Garnet here's a little info. Garnet is found the world over, and though commonly known to be red, it is in fact found in a variety of colors. Garnet is a crystal of health, passion and energy. It ensures that energy is flowing smoothly throughout your body, dissolving any energy blockages. It also helps you feel grounded, secure, and safe. It aids circulation and all blood related issues. Associated with the First Chakra, it is a stone of physical love and relationships, and a spiritual stone of psychic protection. Legends and folklore place garnet among the most ancient of talismans. Not only was it prized as an ornamental jewel, but its strong curative powers and protective energies made it invaluable. Garnets were used in the former Czechoslovakia as far back as the Bronze Age, and in Egypt more than five thousand years ago. They were used in Sumeria around 2100 B.C. and in Sweden between 1000 and 2000 B.C. They were also popular in ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. According to the Talmud, the only light on Noah's ark was provided by a large Garnet. In Europe during the Middle Ages, Garnet was used to enhance truth, faith and constancy, and to dispel melancholy. [Simmons, 165-166] As a Warrior's Stone, Garnet served as a talisman in the Crusades for both the Christians and their Muslim enemies. [Megemont, 87] ►Handcrafted in our shop in the South End, Boston Massachusetts. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ordering is easy. Just click the add to cart button on the right and purchase with a credit card or PayPal and I’ll have your new jewelry nicely packaged and on the way to you in no time! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ►Click below to see more from Hidden Jewel: https://www.etsy.com/shop/HiddenJewelSE Please contact me if you have any questions or special order request. Thanks! ►And Follow us on social media to keep up on my new arrivals and special offers! http://www.facebook.com/hiddenjewelse http://www.twitter.com/hiddenjewelse http://www.instagram.com/hiddenjewelse Contact us if you would like different sizes or colors. We love to make people custom orders. you can also locate us on the web at www.hiddenjewelse.com ► Hidden Jewel has competitive pricing on all our products! As a direct buyer of metal stones and crystal from around the world, we have access to many varieties of stones and metals in both small and bulk quantity, keeping our prices on point!All Jewelry is carefully packaged for a speedy and safe arrival and is packaged in a gift box tied with a ribbon. all our items are packaged nicely but if you would like to send as a gift, convo me and we can even package with a card at no additional charge! *Photos are copyrighted and property of Hidden Jewel and any unauthorized use is prohibited. We are proud of our ideas and originality. Happy shopping!