No-Nonsense Fashion- Garnets by Deb Chase

Victorian GarnetRich and intense garnets have a dark brilliance found  in few gems.  The birthstone  of January, garnets share the complexion-enhancing characteristics  of the   other red-hued gems– rubies and coral.

Garnets look beautiful combined with gold, diamond, pearls and opals.  A beautiful red garnet  makes a run of the  mill rhinestone look like the real thing. Garnets can be worn  day and  night and really  pop when paired  with navy, rich browns and grey.  Mixed with  light toned jewels ( eg pearls  or opals)  they are fabulous with   the little black dress. You will find   antique garnet jewelry   set in both  gold and silver and they   look wonderful in any metal. If you  fall in love with an older piece at a flea market , have  it checked  out  by a … Continue Reading…