Barton Garnet B
This sterling-cored bead is made from the matrix containing the Barton Garnet of Gore Mtn, North Creek, NY. Barton Mines Corp. has been the largest garnet mine in the world since 1878. Due to its beauty, in 1969 Gov. Nelson Rockefeller made it the NY state gemstone. Garnet is said to be the stone of passion.
Beads are sold individually.
DetailsMeasures approximately 17 mm outside diameter; 4.37 mm inside core diameter. This bead has a hand-embellished sterling bead cap.