SKU: C259

Malawi Garnet

1.76 carats

$220.00

1 in stock

SKU: C259 Category: Tag:

Perfect ring-size garnet from Malawi, Africa in a corner-cut rectangular design.

Carats

1.76

Clarity

Color Specification

Color

Red

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

6.6 x 5.5 x 5.2

Origin

Overall Quality

Stone Shape

Rectangle

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.