How to Clean Jewelry — Garnet

How to Clean and Care for Garnet

How to Clean and Care for Garnet

Garnet is the gemstone of eternal friendship that is well known for its durable exterior and brilliant color. Mention of garnet dates back to 3200 BC as the gemstone was said to be found on an Egyptian Diadem, which was, “made up of beads and chips of garnet, turquoise and malachite as well as sections of very small gold beads, which was found in the Naqada II grave of a woman at Abydos; it was used to hold a piece of veil-like cloth over the face of the deceased” (Nicholson: Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology p.32). Nicholson also suggests that...

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