This post includes one or more affiliate links. If you purchase something after clicking through, we may receive a small commission from the designer, retailer or shop (thanks!) More info here. Today we’re going to feature nothing but Art Deco garnet jewelry, from antique pieces to gorgeous modern interpretations of classic designs. Let’s start with a bang, shall we? Like this 6 carat art deco garnet and opal ring: Elegant art deco opal and garnet cocktail ring from La Plume Noir on Etsy From GIA: The name “garnet” originates from the medieval Latin granatus, meaning “pomegranate,” in reference to the similarity of the red color. Garnets have been used since the Bronze Age as gemstones and abrasives. Necklaces studded with red garnets adorned the pharaohs of ancient Egypt. Signet rings in ancient Rome featured garnet intaglios that were used to stamp the wax that secured important documents. The clergy and nobility of the Middle Ages had a preference for red garnets. Vintage art deco garnet necklace and earring set, from Anton Ltd on Etsy According to Indian astrology, garnet helps eliminate negative feelings (depression, guilt) and instill greater self-confidence and mental clarity to promote creative thinking and peace of mind. In ancient and medieval times, gems like garnet were also thought to be remedies for inflammatory diseases and to soothe the angry heart. Vintage style garnet with a diamond halo pendant, from Helzburg Diamonds So calling all you January babies (it’s your birthstone!), as well as anyone with a love of deep rich jewel tones and vintage gems, because we have some unbelievable stunners today. Take a look! Breathtaking green garnet (tsavorite) and amethyst art deco ring, from Papier de Lapin on Etsy Antique 1920s garnet necklace from Velvet Gloves on Etsy Stunning Art Deco cocktail ring with diamond halo, from Your Jewelry Finder on Etsy 1920s art deco garnet and moonstone earrings, from A Beautiful Time on Etsy Art Deco garnet earring studs, from Angara Jewels Minimalist rose gold garnet ring, from Carat Designs on Etsy Elegant antique Art Nouveau garnet brooch, from Moderner Gallery Art Deco garnet cocktail ring, from Bowerbird by Chan Be sure to browse more 1920s jewelry in our Art Deco Shop - we've got vintage inspired earrings, necklaces, cocktail rings and more, plus authentic antique Art Deco, Edwardian and Art Nouveau pieces.