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Garnet Choker: Embrace Strength & Love with a Hellenistic Hercules Knot

Garnet Choker: Embrace Strength & Love with a Hellenistic Hercules Knot

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Ignite your inner fire and embrace resilience with these captivating garnet and raw bronze Hercules knot choker necklace. Garnets, nature's fiery gem, symbolize passion, protection, and prosperity – the perfect accent for life's adventures. The ancient Hercules knot chain and centerpiece, meticulously hand-crafted in raw USA bronze, cold forged with a hammered texture, whispers of unwavering strength and the power to overcome any obstacle.

Inspired by ancient Greek Hellenistic designs which incorporate both the Hercules knot and garnets in many designs. The Hercules knot is also known as a lovers knot, sailors knot and reef knot! One of a kind.

Genuine Garnet Hercules Knot Choker Necklace (Choker Necklace Only):

✿ Raw USA bronze, natural micro faceted red garnets

Centerpiece features a large cold forged hammered texture Hercules knot with added heart motifs at the end. The chain features a total of 8 smaller Hercules knots with rings. All in raw USA bronze

Each micro faceted garnet is handwoven with raw USA bronze wire

Please note - Items are made with raw bronze, copper & brass which may obtain a natural patina (darkening/antiqued look) over time adding character to the design. To restore luster simple wipe clean with a lightly damp cloth & a few drops of lemon juice while avoiding the stones.

Stones are all natural unheated/untreated in any way

✿ Necklace length 14.5” adjustable up to 15” – Need a larger size? Message me and I can add additional bronze rings as needed

✿ Feminine ancient Greece Hellenistic inspired design with rich symbolic essence.

Also referred to as the traveler's stone because of the thought that it protected wearers on their journey, garnet has held rich symbolism for thousands of years. Garnets are also associated with love, passion, prosperity, as well as pomegranates! The ancient Egyptians, Greeks & Romans held garnet in close relation to the pomegranate fruit which is hinted at the in the origin of the word garnet itself.

Garnets are the modern-day birthstone for January, becoming the official birthstone in 1912.

The Hercules knot is another symbolically rich symbol that has been in use for thousands of years. Though the origin is still unknown, the meaning has transcended across generations. Resilience, strength, fidelity, & perseverance are just a few of what this knot is known for! On top of having meaning meanings, this knot is also known by several names including the lovers knot, sailors knot and reef knot.

Used for marriage ceremonies, in wound healing and for marine purposes. The Hercules (alt. Herakles) name origin is also unclear however the knot became heavily associated with the Olympian throughout history. There are thoughts that it comes from his fight with the Nemean lion or perhaps a test from Hera who presented him with a complex knot. associated with love & marriage is likely due to Hercules himself. As the Roman god of strength & fertility, the knot's secure form beautifully symbolized the binding of two lives & the potential for a fruitful union. In many cultures, the knot became a cherished element in marriage ceremonies, representing the couple's everlasting bond

Note: Stones are all natural unheated/untreated in any way. They are unique just like you! All stones are ethically sourced!

✿ Handcrafted in USA - One of a kind! Please let us know if you have any questions, need alternate sizing or are interested in a custom order.

Please note: This listing is for the Heracles Knot Garnet Choker Necklace Only, the complimenting earrings can be found here:

Garnet Earrings with Heracles Knot – Beetle Bee Designs

✿ Free standard shipping on USA orders! Jewelry will come in a display/gift box. Please let us know if you would like to add a gift message - No additional charge

This one of a kind choker necklace embodies the symbolism of both garnets and the legendary Hercules knot. Embrace life’s journey with symbolic jewelry that resonates with you!

Humbly handcrafted in Des Moines Washington, USA!

Note: All of our gemstones are natural & ethically sourced. We prioritize sourcing our materials from local PNW small businesses & USA-based suppliers. We use 99% recyclable or reusable packaging, & our bubble mailers are often compostable. We make many of our business cards & package inserts in house with love energy!

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