women's garnet bauble earrings, made with faceted garnet and brass. garnet is often associated with love, passion, and fire. it is a stone of faith, devotion, stability, and trust, and balances the emotions. it soothes emotional stress and anger that is held in and is not expressed. it encourages an inner strength and personal power, which increases success, a positive attitude, and sparks the energies of creativity. it is known in indian mythology for persistence, stamina, and energizing the fire of kundalini, which is the eternal force that activates the chakras and begins the path to awakening and enlightenment. it has been used to release bad karma, negative energy from the chakras, bring stability and order from chaos, and is associated with the root and heart chakras. it is a stone of protection and general healing, and is said to be useful for blood disorders, the heart, adrenal glands, the reproductive system, and malnutrition. antique gold plated ear wires. approximate 1" length. this design originally listed 10/2011.