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“Ripened Garnets”

Description from Granny Nancy: I love garnet. I never used to until I happened upon some red green garnet some years ago when I first began collecting beads. I've had shop owners tell me I'm crazy that there is no such thing as red green garnet. Then why do I have some in my stash? I like to think of red garnets as ripened green garnets and red green garnets are half ripened.

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Here’s a link to some red green garnets for anyone who has never seen them:

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/102872884/kashgar-garnet-beads-10mm-round-half

  2. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Fabulous pick! Thanks for sharing the link too. I’ll go check them out. :)

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    I just started liking them, great pick, Nancy, have to check out the store :D

  4. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Wow, this pick is so pretty! Garnet is my birthstone but I’ve never been able to successfully pair it with anything I liked. You’ve made a wonderful combo for them here. I didn’t even know green garnet existed until recently and now red green garnet? I have some of the red garnet beads so I’ll have to try to pair them with similar colors and metals. Thank you!

  5. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    I love garnets, too. I also have some of the kashgar garnet. I should stop hoarding it and make something with it. ;)
    Love your pick! Definitely a fav!

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Fab pick! Love green garnets!

  7. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    gorgeous! F.M. carries these, too, just started to this year.

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