SKU: R268

Garnet Rough from Malawi

12.00 carats
SKU: R268 Category: Tag:

This beautiful 12 carat Malawi garnet has a nice natural pear or trillion shape. It should finish between 2 and 3 carats.

Price: $120 per carat finished weight.

Carats

12.00

Color

Red

Origin

Treatments

None

1

Garnets occur in every color but blue.

2

The largest garnet ever found was actually discovered underground in New York City, below Broadway and 7th Street. The size of a bowling ball, this garnet weighs about ten pounds and currently resides in the archives of the American Museum of Natural History.

3

The word garnet comes from the Latin word “granatus” for pomegranate.

4

Imperial Russian jeweller, Faberge, famously crafted pieces with demantoid garnet.

5

A stylish red garnet bead necklace found in a grave in Egypt is more than 5,000 years old.

6

A stylish red garnet bead necklace found in a grave in Egypt is more than 5,000 years old.