If, as according to the Victorians, crescent moons and stars symbolize spiritual guidance and direction, you will never be lost with this celestial-themed jewel. This crescent is made of 14K yellow gold and features 5 faceted garnets, these stones have a deep rich red color. The word garnet derives from the Latin “granatum” which means “seed-like” especially like the seeds in a pomegranate. Garnets have been widely known for thousands of years and are found in jewelry from ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman eras. The Greeks called garnets “nuktalopos” meaning “lamp stone”. They believed that wearing a garnet around the neck gave one the ability to see in the dark. This pendant will look great worn along on your favorite chain, or layered with other necklaces and charms.