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Garnet Earrings with Heracles Knot

Garnet Earrings with Heracles Knot

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Ignite your inner fire and embrace resilience with these captivating garnet and raw bronze Hercules knot earrings. Garnets, nature's fiery gem, symbolize passion, protection, and prosperity – the perfect accent for life's adventures. The ancient Hercules knot, 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 Tassel Earrings (Earrings Only):

✿ Raw USA bronze, rose gold plate brass chain, natural micro faceted red garnets

Each piece of the frame including the ear wires are cold forged in raw USA bronze by hand with a delicate hammered texture which catches passing light

Each micro faceted garnet is handwoven with raw 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 lust 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

✿ Earrings length from top to bottom of tassel ~5.5"

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

Also referred to as the travelers 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 Earrings Only, the complimenting choker necklace can be found here:

Garnet Choker: Embrace Strength & Love with a Hellenistic Hercules Kno – 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 pair of garnet earrings embody the symbolism of both garnet 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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