• Greek earrings, gold and carbuncles - garnet symbolism and legends

    Garnet – Natural, Cabochon, Black

    Gold earrings with carbuncles and pendants of birds, Late Classical Greece, 4th century BCE. Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1945. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Public Domain. (Cropped to show detail).

    Article: Garnet Symbolism

    Credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Natural or man madeNatural
    Jewelry typeEarrings
    Gem StateCabochon