Garnet has been shrouded in myth and legend since pre-historic times. Believed by many cultures to contain healing powers, garnet has also been coveted for its radiant luminescence. Admire the impassioned glow of this legendary gem in the Novica Garnet Bracelet gallery, where you'll find handmade jewelry by talented artisans worldwide.
The Maya, Aztecs and Inca, as well as Native Americans and certain African tribes used garnet to enhance the potency of fire. Heirs to their country's beliefs and customs, today's jewelrysmiths showcase this mythical gem in silver necklaces, bracelets, cufflinks and rings.
Garnet is predominantly featured in diverse Indian customs, such as bullets in the rebellion of 1892, believing in the severity of its effects. In eastern India, people would rub garnet on themselves to obtain the gem's glowing qualities. In the arts, garnet is crushed for its color in Patachitra paintings and to decorate jewelry boxes.