During the Victorian era of jewelry, stars were the most popular jewelry motif. They were carved into the tops of amethysts and carbuncles, centered on brooches, bracelets, and lockets, and pavéd often with diamonds, pearls, and other gemstones. These early stars were relatively flat but later in the century, a more dimensional form of the motif would emerge.
A symbol of guidance and wisdom, stars were representative of leading you in the direction you were meant to go. Additionally, bohemian garnet is a stone of prosperity and abundance, encouraging gratitude and service to others. Also associated with the sacral, solar plexus, and heart chakras, garnet is a deeply spiritual stone that awakens creative energies and lends power to one's will.
Materials and Features: silver
Measurements: 1.75", 8.2 grams
Condition: Excellent condition. Minor age wear associated.
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