Capricorns are the ultimate worker bees. They're ambitious, organized, practical, goal-oriented, and they don't mind the hustle. Capricorns are represented by the goat, steady, sure footed and darkly witty. This hand forged medallion is accented by deep red garnet, January's birthstone. Chain measures 19-20” with lobster clasp and adjustable length chain closure. Sterling silver, which has been oxidized and hand polished for an antique finish. If you would prefer a different stone, I would be glad to help you. All 12 Zodiac signs are available.
About Garnet: The name "garnet" may come from either the Middle English word gernet meaning 'dark red', or the Latin granatus ("grain"), possibly a reference to the pomegranate, a plant with red seeds similar in shape, size, and color to some garnet crystals. The garnet has a long history of use in jewelry or in adorning garments. There is evidence that the greeks were wearing garnets as signet rings beginning around 400 BC. Garnets are mentioned in the Old Testament as one of the 12 stones of Aaron’s breastplate, as well as lighting the way for Noah’s Ark. One of the most curious uses of garnets was during the early 1890's in India, during a rebellion in the Kashmir territory, when Hanza tribal soldiers used garnets as ammunition to fire upon British soldiers! Native American healers believed the garnet had the power to protect the wearer from wounds and poisoning, prevent nightmares and cure depression. Garnet is the birthstone for January.
Your jewelry will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a small box. Multiple items will be combined, unless separate boxes are requested. If this is a gift being shipped directly to the recipient, please let me know. I will be glad to include a note from you.