The Allure of Red Gemstones
Viva Magenta the Pantone Color for 2023, red gemstones and red hue clothing are everywhere this season (style alert). Did you know red gemstones can enhance love and strength in your life?
Red gemstones are powerful and can boost feelings of self-love!
Is striped in its natural state and can be found in a variety of colors; here we’re focusing on red agate. We handcraft jewelry with different shades of solid red agate. In ancient times, agate was highly valued as a traveler’s amulet because it was believed to bring good fortune, health, wealth, and long life.
Belongs to the quartz family and is usually found in a deep reddish color. This stone has been said to help blood disorders and eliminate toxins from the body. In addition, this stone is said to stimulate creativity, is a motivator, and would be a good stone for people starting new projects.
Is traced to prehistoric times; they come in many colors but the most popular one is reddish. Garnets were used in jewelry during ancient times including Egyptian, Greek, and Roman eras. We offer a hand-made garnet gemstone bead necklace that reflects the beauty of the stone and a garnet small bead bracelet, perfect for gift-giving. Garnet is the birthstone for January babies!
Derives from the Latin "rubens"/"ruber" which means "red.” From ancient times, the ruby signified power and vitality. It has been called "the king of gemstones,” and some warriors embedded rubies in their skin for courage and protection when they went into battle. The ruby was also considered to be a talisman to ward off danger, evil, and even bad dreams. Did you know that ruby is the July birthstone as well?
As a gemstone, rubies are second to diamonds in mineral hardness, containing aluminum oxide and chrome. And what makes them more valuable to jewelers is their relative scarcity. The deeper the red color, the more valuable the ruby, thought that was interesting too! We will be creating ruby jewelry pieces soon.
As a birthstone, decorative jewelry piece, or in an engagement ring, stunning red gemstones capture everyone’s attention.
Our red agate, carnelian, and garnet jewelry can be found at our retailer partners, live events, and online at www.beksandesigns.com. Experience the beauty and benefits of red gemstones & Happy Fall!