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Russian Demantoid

Rare 19thc antique demantoid ancient anglo-saxon cloisonné jewelry 500-700ad gem the russian demantoid garnet has much richer and vibrant color. DETAIL Ancient cultures including the Celts, Greeks, Hebrews, Persians and Romans highly valued garnet. The wearing of a garnet talisman was also believed to protect against the plague (Black Death), lightening strikes, and was believed to change color so as to warn the wearer of impending danger.