SKU: C292

Garnet

5.81 carats

$600.00

Out of stock

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Deep red garnet from Malawi, Africa faceted in a square cushion design.

Carats

5.81

Clarity

Color Specification

Color

Red

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

10.0 x 10.0 x 7.1

Origin

Overall Quality

Stone Shape

Square

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