• Roman garnet ring stone with carving - garnet symbolism and legends

    Garnet

    Pyrope garnet ring stone with an intaglio of a winged foot resting on a butterfly, 1.2 cm. Imperial Rome, ca. 1st-3rd century CE. Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Public Domain. (Cropped to show detail).

    Article: Garnet Symbolism

    Credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art

    GemstoneGarnet
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Height12
    Gem StateCarved
    ColorOrange
    TransparencyTranslucent