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Tillya Treasures(Tm)136.00ctw Garnet Beads & Marcasite Sterling Silver Enhancer Necklace

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Rating: 2.0/5 based on 2 reviews.

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Tillya Treasures(Tm) 136.00ctw Round Faceted Garnet Beads With Round Marcasite Sterling Silver Adjustable Enhancer Necklace. Measures Approximately 16 Inch L X 9/16 Inch W. Adjusts From 16 Inch -18 Inch . Lobster Claw Clasp. Color May Vary.

The jewelry trade uses the name marcasite in reference to pyrite or fool's gold. Marcasite's name is derived from marqashith, the Arabic word for pyrite, after an ancient province in northeastern Persia. Archeological digs in this area have yielded more information about life in ancient Persia than any other site to date. Approximately 20,000 pieces of jewelry artifacts and gold ornaments have been unearthed, and many are adorned with beautiful pyrite, amethyst, lapis, carnelian and turquoise gems. The archeologists named this dig site Tillya Tepe, meaning 'Hill of Gold'. Tillya Treasures(TM) is Jewelry Television's exclusive collection of marcasite jewelry that includes this mysterious gem set in phenomenal metal workings made of precious .925 sterling silver. Own a piece of this once hidden gemstone treasure now created for today's modern woman but inspired by this historic era of Persian culture. Tillya Treasures(TM) are available exclusively on Jewelry Television and jtv.com.

Product Information
Product Type:
Necklace
Product Group:
Jewelry
Brand:
Tillya Treasures
Width:
9/16 inch
Jewelry Attributes
Department:
Womens
Metal Type:
Silver
Metal Color:
White
Metal Purity:
Sterling
Setting Type:
Strung
Length:
16 inches
Closure:
Lobster Clasp
Primary Stone / Garnet
Gemstone:
Garnet
Gemstone Family:
Garnet
Gemstone Count:
68
Carat Weight:
136.00
Gemstone Shape:
Round
Cut:
Faceted
Primary Color:
red
Color:
Red
Treatment:
No Treatment
Country of Origin:
India
Composition:
Natural
Dimension Type:
Calibrated
Dimensions:
6 mm
Dimension Length:
6.00
Dimension Measurement:
mm
Dimension Width:
6.00
Accent Stone / Marcasite
Gemstone:
Marcasite
Gemstone Count:
19
Gemstone Shape:
Round
Gemstone Color:
metallic

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DEFINITELY NVG**NOT VERMELHO GARNET. And for the price, who could realistically expect it to be. But coupled with the sparse use of marcasites and the way too tiny lobster claw clasp (I notched my thumbnail trying to fasten it), I can only give it an average rating. The color of the garnets is actually the color shown in the video. The difference is that in the video there is a large amount of concentrated light shining through the beads and since that doesn't happen in real life my beads appear a very dark reddish purple. But of course I will keep the necklace. And after I change the clasp I am sure I will find it very useful. April 15, 2014

Purchased as a gift: No, it is not a gift.

Gender: Female

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No True Red Garnet HereThe color is a deeper red-purple rather than a nice pomegranate red that one might expect from a garnet bead necklace. I have other garnet bead necklaces that feature glossy red beads and I had hoped to add a faceted version to my collection. Well, overall the necklace is very pretty with the use of marcasite on the enhancer finding. Since I have a variety of pendants to wear with this necklace, I can keep it and enjoy it for the color it is rather than the color I hoped it would be. I think the value is only fair given the lower quality beads and lightweight silver findings. It is NOT a $ 70.00 necklace on any assessment, if you consider gram weight for silver, garnet bead quality, and rather simplistic design. I suspect the cost is related more to the marketing practice of branding than the actual quality of the item. Think twice. March 31, 2014

Purchased as a gift: No, it is not a gift.

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This is gooing backBought as a gift for dtr #2 to give in April. I had already purchased Tillya earrings and ring in garnet and they were beautiful. This item was to complete the set. This contained the worse example of garnets I have ever seen, Color is purple not red like the other Tillya pieces. First item I knew I was sending back when I first opened box!!!!! February 07, 2014

Age: Over 70

Gender: Female

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