SKU: C066

Blood Red Malawi Garnet

9.18 carats

$918.00

1 in stock

SKU: C066 Category: Tag:

This blood red pyralspite Malawi garnet is very high quality and fairly new to the market. It has high color saturation for a dark stone and really looks fantastic outdoors or in bright indoor lighting.

 

Carats

9.18

Clarity

Color Specification

Color

Red

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

15.0 x 14.2 x 8.4

Origin

Overall Quality

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 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

Garnet is the birthstone for January and the gem for the 2nd wedding anniversary.