Garnets often symbolize protection, transformation, intuition, and creativity. They are associated with the element of fire.
As the birthstone for January, garnet is said to bring love, luck, health, loyalty and friendship to people who are born this month.
Garnets a meticulous set in wax, and cast in sterling silver. Cast-Not-Set means that the wax is pour molten silver in with stones in a cast to seal them in place.