SKU: C260

Garnet

1.51 carats

$160.00

1 in stock

SKU: C260 Category: Tag:

Pyralspite garnet from Malawi, Africa in an unusual 12-sided cut. For those who like a darker red, not bright pink.

Carats

1.51

Clarity

Color Specification

Color

Red

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

6.6 x 6.6 x 4.6

Origin

Overall Quality

Stone Shape

Cushion

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.